“America has not yet changed because so many think it need not change”: My Trip to Washington D.C.

Matthew Teutsch
9 min readJul 7, 2022
“Sun Setting On . . .”

Recently, my son has been obsessed with the presidents, and he has wanted to visit Washington D.C. to see the portraits, memorials, and much more. As a result of his interest, we took a trip to Washington D.C. to visit the memorials and see the sites. Walking through D.C., I started thinking, again, about the ways we…

Matthew Teutsch

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