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Age 239

239 By Curtis Johnson Please allow me to introduce myself. Many know me presently as well as in years gone by as one who is both kind and strong. Some of course even dislike me, and view me as an overbearing authoritarian wishing to impose my will upon the world. Some deem me a hypocrite, because I have demonstrated some inconsistencies through my tenure in this world. Anyway, there are times which everyone needs to express themselves and share their own take of themselves. Beyond that, I guess historians will just have to do the rest. I was born on July 4, 1776, and I am presently 239 years of age. I am very young in comparison to many of my kind who are much older than me. However, few have been blessed to achieve and accomplish as much as I have in these years of growth and triumph. I have grown much larger and there have been major changes for the better. There have been parts of me that did not want to change. This created such discord that nearly tore me apart. Through it all, I have survived to become very strong. I and others of good will tried to build a world of peace and tranquility after the walls fell in Germany. For a while, it appeared that we were creating a brave new world until the twin towers fell in New York City. We now have a new world that is vastly different from the world prior to 2001. I am still fighting terrorists and perhaps will always be at war with them. I am more than 300 million strong and have a formidable military. In spite of my power, it feels like I’m getting weaker. But I’m fighting bravely to hold on to my convictions and live up to my responsibilities. In the last few decades, it appears that I am being called upon again to change course and become one with the world. These changes are not only political and social, but they spread a huge tent that radically alters and revolutionizes both culture and religion. Therein lies a problem, because I was born to be different. I was born different with a completely different purpose. My purpose cannot be fully implemented and realized apart from my continued reliance upon the constitution of the United States and adherence to my biblical worldview, which gave birth to me. I know that I am not perfect, and I also know that I am a miracle in progress. My name is the United States of America, and may God always bless and shed His grace upon me. Cj06132015 Contest, Your First Entry to A Soup Contest, White Wolf

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Date: 6/18/2015 11:46:00 PM
CURTIS, Congratulations on your cloud win. Always & Forever ~LINDA~
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Date: 7/23/2015 11:59:00 AM
Poet Destroyer A. I am new at all this.Thank you for your comment.
Date: 6/16/2015 9:48:00 PM
Curtis, not exactly what I was looking for in my contest, however, I was honored you took your time to enter. Hugs... SKAT
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Date: 7/23/2015 12:02:00 PM
Thank you Skat A. I forgot that I entered this contest. Thanks so much for your kind words. Curtis.