The Greatest Thing About America

Posted by on Nov 10, 2012 in Uncategorized

The Greatest Thing About America

I can stand on any street corner in Tokyo. I can learn Japanese until I can speak like a native. I can embrace their culture, eat their food, wear their clothes. I can dedicate my life to everything Japanese, but I will never be Japanese, no matter how hard I try. I will always be Gaijin. The natives will know instantly, just by my appearance, that I am not Japanese. It will be obvious. I can move to Paris (quelle bonne ideƩ!). I can study French until I can speak like a native. Because of my large nose, some people on the street might mistake me for a native and ask me for a cigarette or...

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