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AMERICAN DREAM ASSIGNMENT Casey Gerald, author of the memoir “There Will Be No Miracles”, shares his nuanced views on the American Dream. The American Dream is the ideal by which equality of opportunity is available to any American, thus allowing attainment of the highest goals and aspirations. Gerald speaks with practical clarity from his own experiences rather than from a stance of blind optimism, and declares that the American Dream is real: a real fantasy. He further opines that this fantasy distracts people from the fact that the American society is representative of a conveyor belt that leads the majority of the youth “from nothing to
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