Thursday, January 26, 2017

Never Forget

In addition, 5 million people from other cultural groups were murdered. 1.1 million of them were children. At the time, President Roosevelt made the decision to turn away Jewish refugees in order to keep the US out of World War II. Later we ended up involved because of an attack on Pearl Harbor, HI. We retaliated for the attack by killing an estimated 187,500 people in the combined bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki. Roosevelt also decided to create Japanese internment camps "for the health and safety of all citizens." Roosevelt died having served 4 terms as president months before the war ended.

This is who Americans are.

At least that's what I was taught. And while I know the information is very incomplete, it's enough to make me never want to see happen again. What about you?

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