Have I told you what's been going on with my friend Ted? No? Oh, well, let me tell you about it, because it's pretty amazing.
So, Ted used to be kind of a jerk. Don't get me wrong, I love the guy, but how can I put this gently? He tended to hold certain views that you might call ... old-fashioned.
Like, he used to be pretty xenophobic and he was a total hardliner about immigration policy. But then something happened: He saw an ad for a building materials supply company that told the powerful, inspiring and harrowing story of some courageous immigrants, and just like that, Ted had a change of heart. Now he understands that immigrants are just like you and me -- except with better backstories -- and they aren't coming here to steal our jobs, they're here to pursue the American dream and contribute to our country's rich, diverse cultural tapestry.
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