"Ronald Reagan often said that "every once in a while, each of us native-born Americans should make it a point to have a conversation with someone who is an American by choice." Mr. Reagan was fond of quoting from a letter he received from a man who wrote, "you can go to live in Turkey, but you can't become a Turk. You can't go to live in Japan and become Japanese, [and so on for Germany, France, etc.]. But . . . anyone from any corner of the world can come to America and be an American."
Lump-in-the-throat BUMP for Ted and The Gipper.
She emigrated from Germany in the 50's. It was 9-11-02 and she couldn't stop crying. She told me she is living the American dream, God bless her.