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The American Way

by | 13th, May 2004

‘SOME people are born American, some achieve American-ness and some, like the prisoners in Abu Ghraib prison, have America thrust upon them.

A representative of all that is good in the world

Anthony Hopkins belongs to the middle category, the Welsh-born actor having taken up US citizenship in 2000.

And this week the 66-year-old Oscar winner reveals his reasons in an exclusive interview with the Enquirer.

“I’ve worked and travelled to all corners of this earth,” he says, “but each and every year my love for America just grows and grows.

“To me, America represents all that is good about this world.”

Sentiments no doubt shared by the Iraqi civilians that have been killed by US troops, Iraqi prisoners who have been abused and tortured by US soldiers, the inmates of Camp Delta in Guantanamo Bay, the hundreds of people currently on Death Row…’

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