posted on Nov, 25 2004 @ 12:40 AM
Here is a story of a Mexican citizen.
He moved to the states,.. and because of a program initiated by the US government that would expedite any immigrant's status to 'Citizen',.. by
joining the armed forces.
And as such he was taken to war.
It could of happened any other way, he could of just taken the easy route, or he could have just ducked or ran to save his life..
But instead he instinctively did something that so few people could do in similar circumstances, he saved fellow citizen's lives by offering his
... and as a result, became a citizen worthy of the Medal of Honor propelling himself above and beyond the status of most ordinary citizens.
He just wanted to be an American citizen,....
And he so very well succeeded,.. and in such a short period of time.
Congressional Medal of Honor
[edit on 25-11-2004 by smirkley]