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visiting Washington, D.C.
October 12-14, 2008

the Jefferson Memorial -- #5 of 6

After I read these words, I thought about my own ancestors who came to this country. Not all of them came to escape religious persecution, but quite a few of them did. They were Italian and Spanish Jews, British Puritans, French Protestants, and Mormons from Ireland, Great Britain, Australia, and Denmark.

We can do better, though, even in my country. We've still got a ways to go,
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Oct 17 2008 03:09 GMT iyerhari
great details!
Oct 25 2008 08:43 GMT draml
Of all the Presidents, Jefferson is very special. His words and use of language have had more effect on the world than any other single person, I reckon.