It seems as though every time I want to post something on this blog, I read something that makes me feel like I'm wasting a reader's time. Today, it's this-
If you aren't choked up with pride halfway through reading about Samir, you are not mich of an American. Nor much of an Iraqi, or much of a human being.
I'm a 15th generation American. We hear all the time griping about immigrants, and I'm the first to say if you aren't supporting yourself and obeying the law, go home. But most immigrants come here to be good Americans, and Samir is just an example.
He's a better citizen than I'll ever be. And his is a better story than I'll ever tell.