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Hannah Kim is chief of staff and communications director for US Rep. Charles B. Rangel, D-New York. She is the founder of Remember727. The views expressed here are hers.
(CNN)Every day as I walk into the US Capitol I thank God for the opportunity to serve the country I love so much and live the American Dream. When I return from work and watch the news about Congress, I often pinch myself. Only in America can a daughter of an immigrant family from Korea become the spokeswoman and chief of staff to a national leader. It is not only my greatest honor but also a testament to the sacrifices of the veterans to whom I am indebted.