July Editor’s Letter: Speak Out

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 Sensitivity is heightened and the World seems to be in such Chaos that it is hard to truly focus on oneself. From terrorist attacks, to Refugee Crisis all over Europe, to Race Wars going on in America, there is definitely enough to consume your mind every day of the week.

Refugees Train StationAs a Gypsy that considers her home base to be America I’ve never felt more like fleeing in my life. As I travel the world and experience new cultures I encounter global injustice, poverty, and issues deeply rooted in the history of the culture. These experiences allow me to compare and continue to educate myself on how to provide a better life for my family.

Syrian refugees strike in front of Budapest Keleti railway station. Refugee crisis. Budapest, Hungary, Central Europe, 3 September 2015.Options of what country can actually deliver are quite slim and this is a global issue that must be explored. Simple liberties and privileges that can be taken for granted and were once motivators for America are quickly becoming the very reasons why other cultures view Americans in a negative light.

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