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Notes To:

Note to Trump, Bush, Cruz, Rubio, Congress, Governors and all seekers of liberty and leadership. If we turn our back on the wretched refuse, the tired, the poor, the huddled masses yearning to breathe free. We extinguish the lamp beside the golden door. Let go of your fear America and embrace why you live in this country. Sure, some bad things will happen. Do you think that all immigrants, refugees and scoundrels who came through Ellis Island were saints? Of course not! Are things more…

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Ellis Island

I had an extraordinary experience a few years ago. I was on Ellis island in New York harbor. If you haven’t been there, you should. It is a place that is energized with the resonant memory of the past. It’s an exhilarating experience standing in what is now the Ellis Island museum. I felt the courageous spirits of our immigrant ancestors and a profound respect for their courage to embrace change. So many moved step by step through the great hall on their way to…

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Ellis Island

Ellis Island in New York Harbor; if you haven’t been there, you should. It is a place that is energized with the resonant memory of the past. It’s an exhilarating experience standing in what is now the Ellis Island museum. When I was there a couple of years ago, I felt the courageous spirits of our immigrant ancestors and a profound respect for their courage to embrace change. So many moved step by step through the great hall on their way to freedom. Amid the…

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Ellis Island

I had an extraordinary experience many years ago. I was on Ellis island in New York harbor. If you haven’t been there, you should. It is a place that is energized with the resonant memory of the past. It’s an exhilarating experience standing in what is now the Ellis Island museum. I felt the courageous spirits of our immigrant ancestors and I had a profound respect for their courage to embrace change. So many moved step by step through the great hall on their way…

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