A Quilt Of A Country Summary

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Being Human Requires Being Humble Humans are all individuals, but in America, we all unite as one. All us individuals can come together and find common ground. In “Making the Future Better, Together” and “A Quilt of a County”, it is shown how individuals come together with real life experiences. Patel and Quindlen both show finding common ground by describing how our country is hopeful of change, and people that would never be thought to help each other did. Patel and Quindlen are hopeful of our country, and believe that we unite under causes where we are all hurt, no matter our differences. In “Making the Future Better, Together”, Patel shows that the people of America found common ground through religion, and that diversity does not matter.…show more content…
Americans of different races, of different cities, of different environments came together during this sad time to support each other, and find a happy place. “America is an improbable idea. A mongrel nation built of ever-changing disparate parts, it is held together by a notion, the notion that all men are created equal, though everyone knows that most men consider themselves better than someone” (Quindlen 3). Quindlen shows how mankind thinks they are better than everyone else, even though it is stated in the constitution that all men are created equal. “When photographs of the faces of all those who had died in the World Trade Center destruction are assembled in one place, it will be possible to trace the skin color, the shape of the eyes and noses, the texture of the hair, a map of the world. These are the representatives of a mongrel nation that somehow, at times like this, has one spirit. Like many improbable ideas, when it actually works, it’s a wonder” (Quindlen 6). Quindlen is describing how there were many people who died that day, and how they were not all white, like what is stereotyped. Even though America is discriminative, we still come together on events like 9/11, all grieving in
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