How Travel (Even on TV) Can Change the World – Phil Rosenthal

I have found hope in travel. Most people, everywhere, are so much better than their governments. Your job is to go talk to them. I promise you'll feel better. Two-thirds of us in the U.S. don't have a passport. I'm here to say that travel is the best, most mind-expanding thing we can do with our hard-earned extra money. You can even travel in your own town. Look up the menu for that Peruvian place down the street and try it. Or next time you're on the street, simply give a hello to a passerby. What's the worst that could happen? We fear starting a conversation because of rejection, or who knows, something worse … but I'm betting your gamble will go well.

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