LOOK: Home Depot worker wears 'America Was Never Great' hat

A New York City Home Depot employee has sparked an uproar by wearing a hat that said "America Was Never Great."

Krystal Lake, 22, was photographed by a customer at the Staten Island location and the picture quickly went viral.

"The point of the hat was to say America needs changing and improvement," Lake told the Staten Island Advance.

"I don't think it's a positive message to say, 'Let's look to the past.'"

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