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Remember Flag Day

Dear Editor,
It was June 14, 1777, when the continental congress, meeting in Philadelphia, resolved “that the flag of the thirteen United states be thirteen stripes alternating red and white, the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field representing a neVi constellation.”
The resolution authorized a flag to represent the people of a new nation, the United States of America, a nation dedicated to the freedom of all its people, a nation to be governed by its people. The nation was only 11 months old.
The resolution did not specify a pattern for the new flag.
Therefore, we ...

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