By John Bigelow,Leonard Biedermann
"A fellow by no means fairly appreciates freedom till it truly is taken clear of him. it's undoubtedly the main helpful factor we've. what percentage, repeatedly on the grounds that my liberation have I given thank you for the good privilege of being an American." John Allen Bigelow, in his first letter domestic after the top of global battle II.
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