Immigration is the bedrock of the uniqueness of America. Our cultural heterogeneity is indeed a hallmark of our Americanism. We are proud to discover where our ancestors hail from – proof is in the popularity of the presents we give to our nearest and dearest with names like “23andMe”, “AncestryDNA” and “National Geographic Geno DNA Ancestry Kit”.
This post is a commentary I wrote recently for our local newspaper. Reading this biography of Betty Ford by Lisa McCubbin was both emotionally wrenching and in the end wonderfully uplifting. What a great summer read! Read my full review.