Over four days in February 2012, Cleveland Browns’ Seneca Wallace documented his ‘eye-opening experience’ during a USO Tour in Kuwait.
Along with Rocky McIntosh of the Washington Redskins, James Laurinaitis and Sam Bradford of the St. Louis Rams, and two cheerleaders from the Kansas City Chiefs, Wallace visited camps throughout the country. The visitors witnessed what life is like for our men and women overseas. Wallace explains, “We are so free over here in the US, and we don’t realize what people in the military go through on a daily basis.”
The touring visitors watched the Super Bowl with troops, played some football, and in general brought cheer to our troops. Wallace says, “It just brung a lot of joy in my heart just to see how happy they were to see us there. The big picture is that we support our family, we support our troops, for giving us this opportunity to play this game that we love.”
Yesterday, we as Americans celebrated our independence for the 236th time. We gathered to reaffirm those truths that we hold to be self-evident: that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty, and the pursuit of Happiness.
Seneca Wallace demonstrates how these Rights resound with all Americans, be they professional football players or members of our armed services.
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