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How actively do Americans exercise their power of choice? We will embark on a cross-country journey to find out.
How actively do Americans exercise their power of choice? We will embark on a cross-country journey to find out.
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We are driving across the country with a goal: to find out and creatively relay the answer to our question of how actively Americans exercise their power of choice. We will interview three generations: twenty-somethings, fifty-somethings, and seventy-somethings. 

In meeting and interviewing our fellow Americans, we will determine who utilizes their power of choice most, and how? What do Americans base their decisions on - family, upbringing, or passion? How much do location and beliefs influence the decision making process? 

Ultimately, we are looking for developments and changes in American thought processes and consciousness over the last half-century. We will talk to experts on the subject, and especially focus on the individuals throughout the country who are making these decisions daily. We will find out whether our younger generation is seeking passion or success, and how they are doing so. We will find out if and why people residing in the land of the free actually feel free, or if they feel stifled and restricted.  

We plan to publish a book upon return - a compilation of our own handwriting, typed and printed word, as well as photos documenting our findings. But we need YOUR HELP! Any support is greatly appreciated. 

Thanks kickstarters, for making our vision a possibility!

Hana & Rosanna

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    all of the above + we will interview YOU! (or a person of your choice across the 50 states). also, a personalized thank you in our finished publication.

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