August 11, 1921
Alex Haley
“Anytime you see a turtle up on top of a fence post, you know he had some help.”

August 11, 1970
Charles M. Blow
“America is a living idea. It isn’t only the tenets of its founding, but also the terms of its future. Every day, we make America. Seeking to preserve and enshrine one vision of this country from one period of its past robs it of what makes it magical: its infinite possibility for adjustment.”

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