Jun 26, 2014 12:30 AM GMT
The NYT asks people along Interstate 35, "What does it mean to be American," and here are their responses: http://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2014/us/the-way-north.html?_r=0#p/39
Determinate saidThis comment in the list struck me as close to my own:
"Being American? There are all sorts of ways to do it here, but I think the concept is to have everyone get along together — to have a better understanding of different cultures.”
Christopher Moua, 26
Specialist, Army Reserve
Born and lives in Minnesota
I do think this is the strength of America. We are a hybrid.
At our best we know how to draw from diverse influences to create something new and better.
NorthwestBoy1980 saidAnother post from the New York Times sales representative.