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Being Polish means cherishing the culture and traditions of the 1000 year old nation
in the heart of Europe, enjoying Polish music, literature and arts, reading Zbigniew
Herbert's poems and essays, listening to Chopin's polonaises and mazurkas and rejoicing
being immersed in a unique Latin/Slavic culture and civilization.
It means speaking the beautiful Polish language, our beloved mowa polska which is
"groźniejsza niż burza i od słowików miększa" as Władysław Broniewski once said.
It means praying on a Rosary, honouring the Saint Virgin Mary - the Queen of Poland
and Her Son - Jesus Christ Our Lord. It means cultivating the memory of fallen heroes
and our great ancestors who created this great nation.
Being Polish means attaching a very high value to the traditional, family and patriotic
values. It means standing for something