Flag Day

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Designed by a 17 year old high school student in 1958, our 50 star spangled banner serves as a beacon of peace and prosperity all over the world. This Sunday, June 14, our nation takes time to celebrate the iconic symbol. Held between Memorial Day and the Fourth of July, Flag Day is often overshadowed by its more prominent holiday siblings. However, there is hardly a better reason to honor the flag of the nation we hold so dear than Flag Day. Officially designated by President Woodrow Wilson 99 years ago, Flag Day celebrates the history of Old Glory and its congressional adoption on June 14, 1777. The original 13 star flag has changed almost as much as our nation has, while always maintaining its role as a symbol of liberty and freedom. This Sunday we remember the strength and courage of the brave men and women that over 200 years ago fought so hard to raise our flag above an independent nation that would become the United States of America.

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