10 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About America

This is a great piece that sums it up…. Since living abroad, I’ve fielded so many questions/ comments like, “An American once asked me where I lived, I told them in Frankfurt Germany and he said, ‘Great — I’ve been there, I really enjoyed Belgium'”, or asking why we seem to hate poor people, how we elected Bush twice, if people really pay attention to Fox News, and the list goes on. Most of the time, I just kind of have to shrug my shoulders and say, “yeah… that’s why I wasn’t sad to leave”.

The greatest random compliment that I get from folks after just a conversation about the world is, “You’re not like most Americans”… thank goodness.

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One thought on “10 Things Most Americans Don’t Know About America

  1. Hi,
    This article is probably very interesting but:
    – Listening to the video takes 20 mn 42 s while reading it would take much, much less
    – The artificial voice is just horrid and painful to hear
    So, after 3 maybe 4 mn, I gave up. That’s a pity because I will never know the remaining seven things…

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