"I had some idea going in of how difficult it is to try and communicate with people in a language you don’t know, but this surpassed any expectations of difficulty I had coming in. Having all ability to communicate suddenly stripped from you in one day is not easy to deal with (for obvious reasons)."
"During my research, I found no pictures of Cpl. Wilkerson, his crew, or his family. I have no idea what he or his life was like before he enlisted in the Army. I have no ability to talk about who he was, who his family thought he was, why his family loved him, nothing. The only details of his life I can give are the final moments he lived."
"Why did I have to read a 90 page book about Churchill's painting habits for an intro class? I really couldn't tell you. But I really enjoyed this book."
"Our country is more divided than ever, and I must encourage us all to move past our disappointments and unite, because at the end of the day, we are stronger together."
"I personally have noticed the extreme polarization of America's political parties and it's scary. Just in the past 6 months, I have seen a drastic difference. Between Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders, America's extremes were pushed to the limits. Democrats are more liberal, Republicans are more conservative."
"We remember everyone who was affected in anyway by 9/11."
"What a lot of people like to assume is that this means that the popular vote doesn't mean anything and therefore they have no reason to vote. But this is wrong, just wrong. Not voting in the general election makes it extremely difficult for your electors to accurately represent your state."