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from a romanian newspaper on 9/11...
is no other way to describe this as anything but BRILLIANT!
From a Romanian
We rarely get a chance to see
another country's editorial about the USA.
Read this excerpt from a Romanian Newspaper... The article was written by Mr.
Cornel Nistorescu and published under the title 'C'ntarea Americii, (meaning 'Ode
in the Romanian newspaper Evenimentulzilei 'The Daily Event' or 'News of the
Ode to America~
Why are Americans so
They would not resemble one another even if you painted them all one color!
They speak all the languages of the world and form an astonishing mixture
of civilizations and religious beliefs.
On 9/ll, the American tragedy turned three hundred million people into a hand
put on the heart.
Nobody rushed to accuse the White House, the Army, or the Secret Service that
they are only a bunch of losers.
Nobody rushed to empty their bank accounts.
Nobody rushed out onto the streets nearby to just gape about.
Instead the Americans volunteered to donate blood and to give a helping hand.
After the first moments of panic, they raised their flag over the smoking ruins,
putting on T-shirts, caps and ties in the colors of the national flag.
They placed flags on buildings and cars as if in every place and on every car a
government official or the president was passing.
On every occasion, they started singing: 'God Bless America!'
I watched the live broadcast and rerun after rerun for hours listening to the
story of the guy who went down one hundred floors with a woman in a wheelchair
without knowing who she was, or of the Californian hockey player, who gave his
life fighting with the terrorists and prevented the plane from hitting a target
that could have killed other hundreds or thousands of people.
How on earth were they able to respond united as one human being?
Imperceptibly, with every word and musical note, the memory of some turned into
a modern myth of tragic heroes.
And with every phone call, millions and millions of dollars were put into
collection aimed at rewarding not a man or a family, but a spirit, which no
money can buy.
What on earth unites the Americans in such a way? Their land? Their history?
Their economic Power? Money?
I tried for hours to find an answer, humming songs and murmuring phrases with
the risk of sounding commonplace, I thought things over, I reached but only one
freedom can work such
(This deserves to be
passed around the Internet forever).
It took a person on the outside - looking in - to see what we take for granted!
GOD BLESS AMERICA!!!