Friday, July 05, 2013

Falafel, tacos and the American story

Immigrants built this country and the new ones are fitting in as quickly as the earlier ones did.   - - Donna Poisl


On this Fourth of July, brass bands from California to New York will thump out “The Stars and Stripes Forever.”

True blue American music — composed by a child of immigrants.

John Philip Sousa’s father was Portuguese, though born in Spain, and his mother was German, arriving in the United States when she was 20.

Golly, how quickly immigrants learned to fit in back then.
Click on the LINK above to read the rest of this story! This is only a small part of it.

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