“That’s kind of my next goal, just to be the best American miler ever,” he said. “I think in order to do that, I have the hardware for sure, but I definitely need the times to come with that. That’s on the to do list, just kind of moving on to the next piece.”.
My good friends are wonderful people I treasure. They are from varied walks of life, but one of the qualities they all have in common is that they are exactly who they say they are. I have very little patience with phonies. Survivor guilt definitely sucks. For me others acknowledging it sucks and just being there in the midst of my grief helps the most. Unfortunately all this takes time.
Ray’s position starts to get to the heart of my own feelings on the subject. Accusations of cultural appropriation are often grounded in an underlying assumption: that privileged white folks contribute nothing to the culture from which they steal. The two white women in Portland were accused, for instance, of not compensating the Mexican women who shared some of their tortilla secrets.
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SubscriptionsGo to the Subscriptions Centre to manage your:My ProfileWhat’s got Canadians so excited is Brokaw’s reverent tone throughout the video, in which he praises our country for being very neighbourly a nation always willing to share natural resources, open its borders to immigrants, export its homegrown talent (Jim Carrey, anyone?) and loyally stand by other nations in times of political crisis and war. Some are calling Brokaw’s Canadian shout out’s a “love letter” to our country, and with the clip’s soaring score and loving close ups of our breathtaking geography, it’s hard to disagree.Though Brokaw’s spontaneous show of affection for Canada should definitely earn him some kind of honorary national treasure status, it’s interesting to note that he’s not the first journalist to give this type of impassioned, border busting shout out. The stirring speech, called “The Americans,” and playing out to the strains of the The Battle Hymn of the Republic, was so popular with our neighbours south of the border, the clip eventually rose all the way to no.