The Reason America Needs To Wake Up
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The Reason America Needs To Wake Up

We have to go start recognizing tragedy in our own country.

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The Reason America Needs To Wake Up
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Bombings. People getting killed on the side of the road. School shootings. These are common things children in this world know.

This shouldn't be a common thing in America. This shouldn't be the norm for children under the age of 10. My heart literally hurts when I think about how normal and accepting terrorist attacks, school shootings, police brutality and any other crazy thing is. I don't and won't accept that these are things we accept these days.

Are we going to continue to allow terrorists to invade our homelands and strip us of everything we know? Are we going to allow people to walk onto college and elementary campuses and shoot people? Are we going to allow creepy clowns to cause our schools to go on lockdown? If you're wondering what you should answer, you don't have to. We the people have already answered, and the answer is yes.

We the people of America allow these things to happen. We accept them and aren't broken when something bad happens. We should be shocked when the news is full of shootings and heartbreak, but yet we continue to cook supper or play with our children. We don't stop to think about the world our children are growing up in, but we should.

When are we going to start recognizing tragedy? When are we going to start getting upset when tragedy hits home? Are we ever or are we going to continue letting it be a daily thing that we accept?

There has got to be a revolution within America. We have got to start recognizing tragedy and we have to feel this fire deep down in our souls. We have to awake to what is going on in our country.

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