My Experience Coming Back to Something

Descrying the Flaws of My Americanness

Hindsight from 2020 and its forced re-examination of my national identity

Dusky view of a wet path reflecting the surrounding trees and a person at the far end as if walking or heading towards the far lake in the distance. The more sepia ambiance makes it like a metaphor for looking soberly back into something in my re-examination of the flaws in my national identity from the events in 2020 and since.
Photo by Yeshi Kangrang on Unsplash

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