"I believe that you can say to the founders of this great nation, `Here I am, a youth, a young tree whose roots were plucked from the hills of Lebanon, yet I am deeply rooted here, and I would be fruitful." - Kahlil Gibran, "To Young Americans of Syrian Origin, I Believe in You"
Trinity Episcopal Church, Copley Square, Boston, January 29, 2017. On a day when thousands turned out to show support for refugees and recent immigrants to our country. Copley Square is the site of a memorial plaque to Kahlil Gibran, one of the world's most famous and beloved poets, whose family immigrated to Boston in 1895.