Independence is affording the time to celebrate your existence.
Independence is getting your own Snapchat filter.
Independence is being proud of someone you never met named Netta.
Independence is the freedom to openly mourn your dead on your terms.
Independence is enjoying making choices on a global scale.
Independence is watching your kids grow up in a place where you chose to be and you are always.
Independence is being able to defend the people you love and the principles you live for.
We should all know and feel true independence, no matter where in the world you currently consider ‘home’.