When you think of big sexy American dreams, you don’t necessarily think of running a set of community weekly newspapers and teaching college kids at a tiny liberal arts school.
But this is, exactly and a thousand percent, Rick’s dream, and it always has been.
Maybe the most emotional and moving memorial to 9/11 is the letter that American astronaut Frank Culbertson wrote from the International Space Station as he reacted to seeing what was going on down on Earth.
“But I was smart, and I was able to reinvent myself. This, to me, is the American Dream — that anyone, at least in theory, CAN reinvent themselves.”
Before he became world-famous for The Fault In Our Stars, John Green only had two people show up to a book signing. And then he accidentally insulted them.