Thursday, May 17, 2007

Dear Spain...

Alberto de la Cruz, who is a campaign sponsor (I will put the sponsor spotlight on him tonight) has written one awesome letter to Spain:

Dear Spain:

Oh, Spain! You have disappointed me so many times I have lost count. I have tried—God knows I have tried—to forgive the country where my ancestors were born. The only country in this world, outside of my own, that I have visited and felt as if I were home. You speak my language, you are the basis of my culture, and yet you break my heart time and time again. You were the birthplace of my great-grandparents: Asturias, Galicia, Tenerife. Yet to you, we are nothing more than insolent children not worthy of respect or dignity. The island where my grandparents and my parents were born ceased to be your colony over 100 years ago, but in your eyes, we are still that treasonous outpost of the new world that you found deserving of so much pain and death.

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1 comment:

Anonymous said...

Pongalo en espaƱol please