Choosing to surrender is choosing freedom

Abraham Villarreal
3 min readJul 31, 2023
Photo by Michael Held on Unsplash.

I’ve been reading about surrendering lately. It’s something that’s hard to do. Thinking about it makes us feel like failures, like we are not in control. Maybe that’s the point.

Americans aren’t supposed to surrender. Growing up, we read in our textbooks that we went to war. Many wars, and that we always won. There was no such thing as surrender for our founding fathers or our military…

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Abraham Villarreal

People are interesting. I write about them and what makes them interesting.