A brief encounter

 I met Helen Thomas several years ago at a Washington DC restaurant. When I made the mistake of addressing her as a Lebanese-American (hard to recall now if my vocals were likewise hyphenated), she quickly corrected me. “I am an American of Lebanese descent!” I think she even wagged her finger at me as she said it. Chastised as I was, that was a grand moment I will long treasure.

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