Saturday, October 29, 2011

Happy Birthday Lady Liberty! 125yrs




The Statue of Liberty has just turned 125 years old.  It is probably the most well known modern statue on Earth.  Given as a gift from France, she has welcomed immigrants from Europe with the words penned by Emma Lazarus:

"Give me your tired, your poor,
Your huddled masses yearning to breathe free,
The wretched refuse of your teeming shore.
Send these, the homeless, tempest-tossed to me,
I lift my lamp beside the golden door"


May God bless the United States of America, and may this great nation continue to be a beacon of hope and freedom for all.

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