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15 things you don’t know about the Star-Spangled Banner

    If you are American, chances are you know the words to the US national anthem, the Star-Spangled Banner. It’s about a flag referred to by the same name. The song tells a story of an historic event. While … Continue reading

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Happy Flag Day – Mary, not Betsy

June 14 is Flag Day in the United States. It commemorates the day  in 1777 when Congress adopted the national flag. It’s not a federal holiday and most communities don’t hold celebrations, though many people fly a flag. I’m repeating … Continue reading

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