MAKING AMERICA GREAT AGAIN – PERSONALLY by GARRY ARMSTRONG

The following anecdote is not rigged by the crooked — or straight — media.

I was exiting our local supermarket and noticed a young lad, maybe 10 or 11-years old staring at me. I know that look. Maybe you have to be a person of color to recognize that look.

Given my particular history, it means one of two things.

Someone thinks they recognize me and probably do, because I used to be someone. Or, they are wondering what this dark-skinned guy is doing here. In this particular case, I knew he couldn’t have seen me on TV because I retired before he was born. Living as he does in our fair (and very white) town, probably he had never seen a real, live not white person.

I seized the awkward moment. I smiled and said: “Hi, How are you doing? Isn’t this a beautiful day?” The lad beamed at me.

I am personally on the road to making America great again.

Trust me.



Categories: Culture, Garry Armstrong, Humor, Photography, satire and parody

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20 replies

  1. It must be the Samoan in you – to be sure! 😉

    While America still has people like you and Spike… there’s at least a chance!

    love.

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  2. Love this one – and the response, and reply to the response…. If only………. more were like this.

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    • Thanks, Sandy. Having endured so many thorny moments during my working years, I realize it takes little to be friendly, regardless of what’s going on in your life.

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  3. That was a wonderful response, Garry. You two make America great just by being there.
    Leslie

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  4. I don’t know, Garry……show me your tax returns. 😀

    Liked by 2 people

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