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  • Norah Link

    Norah Link Sept. 18, 2001, 8:50 p.m. (Message 27419)

    RE: Afghan opinion

    Are you objecting to what this person wrote or to the fact that someone
    else, who is not even a citizen of the United States, referred to them as an
    "Afghan American"?
    
    Norah
    
    > -----Original Message-----
    > From: xxxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx [mailto:xxxxxxxxx@xxx.xxx]
    > Sent: September 18, 2001 2:15 PM
    > To: xxxxxxxxxx@xxxxxxxxxx.xxx
    > Subject: Re: Afghan opinion
    > 
    > 
    > In a message dated Tue, 18 Sep 2001  1:34:30 PM Eastern 
    > Daylight Time, Tim Harrison <xxxxxxxxxxx@xxxx.xxx> writes:
    > 
    > > We are all hyphenated Americans or descended from them, 
    > unless Native American.
    > > 
    > Harrison
    > > -- Austin, Texas
    > 
    > --- A "Native" of anywhere is someone who was born there. The 
    > so called "NAtive Americans," meaning American Indians, also 
    > are immigrants. My family has been here 10 
    > generations...before this country was this country. I was 
    > born here. I am, therefore, a native. As for 
    > hyphens...especially in a time of war there is no room for a 
    > half-assed committment. We must be united as Americans. 
    > Hyphens split us up.
    > 
    > s/RBJ
    > 
          

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