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Ronald G. Goos, Published April 30 2009

‘Ugly Americans’ at the UP Center

The expression “ugly Americans” has been used by foreigners from time to time, and many of us could see little justification for this.

The expression became more understandable on Sunday evening, April 19, when the Russian U18 hockey players were introduced before a booing crowd at the Gold Medal game in Fargo.

Perhaps in time, this type of behavior will become a memory.