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4 Oct, 2011

Waking up from the American Dream – DAWN.COM

Ronald Reagan’s slogan in his 1984 reelection campaign was “Morning in America.” Looking back at that moment from this distance, it feels as if it’s been downhill ever since.

Having found my voice and vocation as a traveling writer who tries to listen patiently and compassionately to ordinary people in countries that are anything but safe and stable, I find myself unexpectedly both qualified and inclined to write about the greatly changed America in which I now find myself living.

via Waking up from the American Dream – DAWN.COM.