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Several American flags hang in the window of a Marathon gas station owned by Asian immigrants on Fairfield Avenue in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


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Immigrant Gas Station

I'd seen this window at a Marathon gas station on Fairfield Avenue on Fort Wayne's south side many times before I stopped there a few months ago to buy gas for the first time. I was surprised to see that it was run by immigrants from Asia!

I've talked to many immigrants over the years and many of these people who have chosen our country as their home are more genuinely appreciative of our free society than many American-born citizens are. A lot of businesses hang the American flag in the window, and I think a lot of them do so to exploit patriotism for profit. I don't think that is the case here.





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fairfield-marathon-large-framed 15x15 inch Framed $700.00
fairfield-marathon-large-unframed 15x15 inch Unframed $500.00
fairfield-marathon-medium-framed 11x11 inch Framed $475.00
fairfield-marathon-medium-unframed 11x11 inch Unframed $350.00
fairfield-marathon-small-framed 7x7 inch Framed $325.00
fairfield-marathon-small-unframed 7x7 inch Unframed $200.00






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