I wholeheartedly support Mike Fernandez’s Flag of Gratitude idea. As a Cuban American who left Cuba penniless in 1960, I have truly lived the American Dream. It didn’t come without hardships, but it happened because the United States was and still is the land of opportunity for those who seek a better life from hard and persistent work.
Also, I have seen, with a heavy heart, how many people in the South Florida’s inmigrant community assume a “taker” attitude with few wanting to be “givers.” The Flag of Gratitude makes an important statement to the takers. Hopefully it will make more “givers” out of them. This country deserves that and much more from us.
Enrique Sosa, Miami