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Long may it wave

“It’s a grand old flag.”
“Hooray for the Red, White and Blue.”
“Oh say, does that star-spangled banner yet wave
“O’er the land of the free and the home of the brave?”
Our culture is littered with musical references to our national banner.
As a people, we tend to take the symbol of our nation to heart, even if we don’t always do it with the best taste.
We are in the time of year when we will see the symbol of our nation both honored and disrespected at the same time.
It begins with Memorial Day ...

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