June 14th is Flag Day, and even though it's not a major holiday, we still need to remember to take a moment to acknowledge the American flag and all that it stands for. And that goes beyond simply saying the Pledge of Allegiance. Today we need to truly appreciate living in this country.
Life, liberty, the pursuit of happiness -- whatever America means to you is symbolized by the stars and stripes, and we should feel a sense of pride and gratitude every time we salute Old Glory.
Here are nine quotes to honor our flag our flag and to remind us of the history this amazing country was founded on.
How do you celebrate Flag Day?
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