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BLEED AMERICAN // an Eli Bradley mix, the Patriot

Sometimes… Sometimes it’s really hard not to hate this country. Hell, sometimes it’s really hard not to just hate everyone in the whole world, actually. And sometimes, it’s hard not to hate yourself, too. … It’s because of my grandfather that I became a Young Avenger. But it’s hard sometimes, to be a black kid carrying a name like “Patriot.” I remember talking to Captain American about that before he died and he explained what patriotism meant to him and holding it accountable when it failed. I remember he said: ‘It wasn’t about blindly supporting your government. It was about knowing what your country could be, what it should be… and trying to lead it there through your example.’ (Young Avengers presents Patriot, Marvel, 1/6)


Posted: 3 months ago on April 27 , 2014 at 4:36 PM
Notes: 160
Tags: #eli bradley #patriot #marvel #fanmix #sinqua walls #lakemermaids #whoistorule #oh god #eli bradley come back #eli you're so important to me #you're so important. period. #i wanna write a really eloquent tag meta here but also i think #i don't need to #i should just make a young avengers/marvel sideblog #comics tag #what happened to eli bradley?
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