Lee Kennedy

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June 3, 2012
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Election comes down to which kind of American are you?

When I was 9 years old, my father took me to see the Mets play at Shea Stadium. Tom Seaver was pitching; at the time, he was by far my biggest baseball hero. As I sat in the stands, I waited anxiously. I watched the players warm up on the field, listening to the roar of the jetliners overhead from LaGuardia Airport. I don't remember the game or who won. I don't even remember who the opposing team was, but what I vividly remember was the playing of the national anthem.

The players, coaches and umpires lined up, and everyone …

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