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Erislandy Lara Embraces Fourth of July Celebration

LAS VEGAS - On independence day in the USA, Erislandy "The American Dream" Lara, is grateful to be an American as he celebrates "Fourth of July" in Las Vegas in anticipation of his showdown with Canelo Alvarez.  The opportunities that Lara has experienced since arriving in the United States of America have been unbelievable.  Having come from a communist country, Erislandy knows firsthand how important freedom is.

"When you've lived in a communist country, you really don't understand how important your freedom is until you lived it," said Erislandy Lara. "In America if you work hard the opportunities to prosper are endless, that's why I'm so grateful to be living in the States.  To the people who have sacrificed to make this country great, I want to thank you from the bottom of my heart.  America is the best country on earth and I'm proud being an American...I'm living the American Dream!"

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User Comments and Feedback (Register For Free To Comment) Comment by IFightDirty on 07-11-2014

[QUOTE=damit305;14729799]Lara and many Cuban's will always be forever grateful for being allowed a second opportunity. Don't be coy and pretend that only this Cuban fighter has been guilty of sporting Mexican attire. Many great American fighters including Floyd himself have…

Comment by IFightDirty on 07-11-2014

[QUOTE=garfios;14729985]I don't know what he did it, maybe he met Mantequilla Napoles or was showing respect to a nation that has seen the birth of so many greats, I really don't know, and I told you the reason why it…

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Comment by CubanGuyNYC on 07-06-2014

[QUOTE=damit305;14730003]Thanks for the link. Sammy Davis Jr was part Cuban! Good shiet.[/QUOTE] This is absolutely the first time I hear of it. And I've looked at that Wikipedia page several times. The fact that Sammy's mother was Cuban only came…

Comment by garfios on 07-06-2014

[QUOTE=damit305;14730003]Thanks for the link. Sammy Davis Jr was part Cuban! Good shiet.[/QUOTE]his Mom was Cuban if I recall correctly, Irene Cara is Cuban too, Roxana Dawson is part Cuban, Jon Jay, Eric Hosmer, Arenado, Castellanos, Arroyo, Alonso and a bunch…

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