Yet, I felt guilty. I felt guilty for not joining the mass of “Facebook Friends” who temporarily changed their profile picture to support France. An action purely meant to display support, I hesitated over the button, and asked myself, why? Why do I feel compelled to justify my support via my profile picture?
The list goes on in other countries and the results are the same. But with tragedy comes a sense of unity and strength and standing strong against threats while rebuilding a nation in the process is not only commendable but something we, as Americans, are familiar with after attacks of the same kind.