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Mary Stanik

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On President Trump and his difficult job

Lyndon B. Johnson once said that “the presidency has made every man who occupied it, no matter how small, bigger than he was; and no matter how big, not big enough for its demands.”

What binds us as Americans?

Answers to my queries included “grilled cheese,” “religious freedom,” “grit” and “love of family and volunteering.”