The Colossus

By: Saturday July 5, 2014 4:00 pm

Although the Statue of Liberty was not erected as a symbol of immigration, it quickly became one. Think of all the hearts that soared when finally she was spied in the harbor after that long journey across the sea. Almost every one of us is descended from those who came here from somewhere else for a better life, a new start.

How quickly some of us forget this, to our eternal shame.

 

Your Huddled Masses, Yearning to Breathe Free

By: Sunday September 5, 2010 3:00 pm

The tattered remains are barely enough – and all too often not enough – to support those of us whose forefathers fled a long time ago from other sinking economies and social systems that rejected them. Learning that the U.S. is also on hard times, the numbers are sinking.

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