My American Tune 


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Still, when I think of the road we’re traveling on
I wonder what’s gone wrong
I can’t help it, I wonder what’s gone wrong……

Paul Simon

The song above is my favorite and the one on that video is my favorite version of it. If someone wanted to understand my experience, my life this song comes as close as anything. The words are not mine but I swear they come from my heart, my soul, my eyes. And I wonder in some way of many of you have not also been there.

My American Tune is about ordinary people in smaller moments who stand up for justice, for care, for compassion, for fairness. It is about ordinary people who face hard circumstances and pick life and persist even when quitting would be easier. It is about courage. It is about knowing that you matter, that you have stature and impact…

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