I have always believed in the promise of America. I like the idea of all people being equal and opportunity being unlimited. Throughout my life, I have taken advantage of opportunities to be independent and choose the road I want for myself. Independence is commonly defined as not being controlled or influenced by others in things regarding conduct and opinion, thinking and/or acting for one’s self. It is truly a wonderful thing to be able to control your own destiny, to be able to pick and choose what you will do when you will do it and how you will get it done.
An interesting thing about the definition of independence is that it says nothing about bothering other people.
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For me, it is important that while celebrating our individuality, we understand that other people celebrating their individuality may not be carbon copies of us. And that is okay! In conclusion, it is thrilling to celebrate your independence, but when you do, leave everyone else’s alone. So, the question for you this thrilling day is how do you celebrate your independence?
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