"This flag is presented on behalf of the President of the United States
and a grateful nation as a token of appreciation for your loved one's
honorable and faithful service."
|"I am a proud American. I am also a proud immigrant," the Venezuelan native said, her voice breaking.|
Applause filled the room. "I am also a proud Latina. I am also a proud woman of color.
I am also a proud Muslim. I guess you could say
I am the prototype of everything that has become fashionable to hate.”