I believe that freedom should be for every one!

Blycie - Edina, Minnesota
Entered on July 24, 2008
Age Group: Under 18
Themes: freedom

I believe that freedom should be for every one. When I was younger and still now that I am older I go to Pittsburg, Pennsylvania to see my grandparents. When I was there depending on the season we’d go to Penguin, Steelers, Pirates, or Riverhounds games and maybe a polo game or two but what I always remember is in the morning when we’d go out to breakfast and read the paper. When we read we would talk about how lucky we were to live in America and he would say “I wish we as a country could extend this freedom that we are lucky enough to have to other countries when your old enough to vote always remember that your vote could make a big difference in another persons life they could go from living in fear to living safely and always remember that freedom should be for every one your lucky enough to have that and I hope in your life you can show some one else that they deserve to live in comfort and safety”. That is what I will always remember from my visits with my grandparents.

I will always remember and talk about what my grandfather said because I completely agree with it. About five months ago I went to a lecture with my grandfather at Harvard University and heard a man named Richard Tuck who is the professor of government and he talked about slavery and democracy and for the first time I really understood what he was saying. When I went to other lectures with my grandparents and my parents I never really got what they were talking about until I really agreed with it. I think if you care enough about the situation its more interesting to hear it being spoken about. I will always believe that freedom should be for every one and I highly drought at that will ever change.