A Love Letter to America

Mary Katharine Ham
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Posted: Jul 20, 2007 2:25 PM
My friend Karol Sheinin has been here for 29 years:
Leaving the Soviet Union was unlike leaving most places. You were stripped of your citizenship and told you can never return. You were an enemy, even your friends might shun you. I think that was fine with my father, he was American before he ever set foot here...
I'll make you click through to read the whole thing because it's beautiful and beautifully written.