Self Sacrifice In America

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The world we live in has cultivated a culture that is completely revolved around the individual, especially in America. Our media screams "we must protect ourselves and our rights!" without any regard to how it may affect those around us. We are taught that what is ours is ours alone and we shouldn 't let anyone take anything from us. This has bred a selfish and self loving society that outright refuses to sacrifice to help anyone but themselves. As much as Americans may hate to admit it, our individual rights must occasionally be overlooked to protect the whole of our country. I have witnessed many people I love enter into the armed forced for the protection of our country and their example of self sacrifice is an example for all. Soldiers
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