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Understanding in a Car Crash

I wrote this a few years ago, while living in New York City. It seems relevant now with all the negative talk about Russia in the Western press of late.  — When I moved to NYC I did not anticipate that it would lead to a deeper understanding of the Cold War; but it has. 

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It took me a long time to realize that I will always be an American. Wherever I go, whatever I do, I can never change where I am from.

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Leaving America

I desperately wanted to see the world, not the one I read about in history books or heard sound bites of on television, but the real world, with all of its agony and all of its gluttony.

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