By John Bigelow,Leonard Biedermann
"A fellow by no means relatively appreciates freedom till it's taken clear of him. it really is unquestionably the main priceless factor we now have. what percentage, repeatedly due to the fact that my liberation have I given thank you for the nice privilege of being an American." John Allen Bigelow, in his first letter domestic after the tip of worldwide warfare II.
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