“The Look” What Does An American Look Like? – Dilara’s Diary – HipMix.Net.

Not too long ago, I was having dinner in Istanbul with one of my favorite girlfriends, Julide.  She’s a flight attendant and occasionally has to fly to the USA.   She told me about the first time she went to America.
It was New York City.  She was looking forward to seeing this infamous place.  I asked her what she thought of the city and the people.

“Well, I remember when I was walking on the street, and looking at people I thought to myself: ‘Where are the American people?’”  Not wanting to jump to the wrong conclusion,  I asked her what she meant.

“Well, I looked around and I saw everything. I was surprised”   There were people from India, from Asian countries, Latinos… but she wanted to see Americans.   I giggled.  And I understood.

So how would you answer the question:  What does an American look like?

I told her that with the exception of the Native American Indian there’s not really an American “look.”  Yes, the country has…

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