• Fear is one of the biggest things that lives in America all of the time, it’s also a main thing in the book that I’ve read ‘Behold the Dreamers By Imbolo Mbue.’Fear is feeling threatened, useless, scared ter

    • This is very insightful, Jasmine. You hit the nail on the head by saying that Americans, regardless of their origin, have so much to be fearful of in everyday life. Many of those fears the government is supposed to protect against, at other times it is the source of such fear (as it is for the illegal immigrants). FDR said we have nothing to fear but fear itself, and your post is aligned with this. We need to acknowledge that there are things we ought to be afraid of, but not lose our cool at the same time.

  • I also learned the many techniques of driving from video games and movies. The main movies that I go this experience is from ‘Speed Racer.’ Personally I have never witnessed what you did about a kid getting jumped, but I know it was probably a heart racing experience.

  • I really like the message about football and not being scared. I also remember paying my first high school varsity game.

  • Jasmine wrote a new post, Views of America 1 year ago

    What is the meaning of being an American? Some would say that there are many views and values of America. A lot going around holidays, festivals, these are just some things that personally you base your life

  • Jasmine became a registered member 1 year ago

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