I see a lot of people saying that they are afraid to travel toUS because of shootings and racism. Please don't be afraid. There are 300 million of us who live our lives every day in the US without worrying about such things. Does gun violence happen at an alarming rate? Yes, I don't deny that. Does racism exist here? Yes, but it exists in literally every country. If you want to travel here, you shouldn't be worried, just use your common sense. The same advice can be given for any country. Every country has problems, there is no utopia on this planet. If you ask me how many times have I witnessed or experienced gun violence here, the answer is zero. If you ask me how many times I've experienced racism here, the answer is maybe once. The news likes to sell fear and divide us further based on nationality. That's what keeps the ratings high. Every country has problems. When I travelled in Europe, I was told to be wary of pickpocketing. When I travelled in Asia, I was told to be careful of scams. But if you walk around and see, you'll find that the vast majority of people are good people. So please don't be afraid to travel here. This country has a lot to offer!
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