In our Declaration of Independence it is written that all people have certain unalienable rights, including “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” As Americans, we strive for equality and opportunity. We are taught to treat everyone justly and with respect, for everyone is equal. We are taught to “ask not what your country can do for you…” and to extend an open arm when help is needed.
Santiago, Elizabeth, "We Need to be That 'Shining City on the Hill' for Syrian Refugees" (2015). UCF Forum. 11.
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