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Annie's Mailbox: Flag Day

Kathy Mitchell and Marcy Sugar on

Dear Readers: Today is Flag Day. We promised to print some of the patriotic poems that readers have been sending in for July 4, but we thought this one would be perfect for today. The author is Audrey Bashlor.

Honor our flag of red, white and blue,

remembering our war heroes brought freedom to you.

Men and women of today and years past

fought with valor so our freedoms would last.

The colonials bravely fought the British redcoats;


our warriors fought the Nazis and their U-boats.

Many wars have been fought through the ages

filling our history books with a great many pages.

So very long ago our independence was declared;


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