Why do Americans stand for the U. In the midst of the NFL controversy over players who take a knee instead of standing for the national anthem, let us remember the many reasons why many of us stand for the flag and how it all began. Americans have stood for the U. Hence, three weeks after the sacking of Washington, Francis Scott Key, a Maryland attorney who politically oppose the current president, was so moved at seeing the U. We stand for the flag today, not to please ourselves but to honor those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom. The more than 1.
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He and I had lost touch over the years I am sorry to say, but the remembrances of our youth have never faded. Chris passed well-before his time, and along with the flood of memories and nostalgic interludes his passing evoked, I was reminded of his service during the Vietnam War, and it occurred to me that he was one of a number of boyhood friends I had who served our country during that tumultuous time. Five of those friends who served have since passed: three of them never returned home. I find that it is easy to become lost in the fury of social and political upheaval surrounding us today, but I am writing to share what is, perhaps, a contrary thought as we celebrate the birth of our Republic on the Fourth of July weekend.
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Colin Kaepernick helped the San Francisco 49ers reach the NFC Championship game in during his first full season as their starting quarterback. He also guided the team in after starter Alex Smith suffered a concussion to their first Super Bowl appearance since Over the next three years, he would lose and win back his starting position.
In a nutshell, music is able to make the world better and better, insteading of barely making America white again through its capability to strengthen cohesion, ease tension, encourage spirit and build foundation of education for living. All around the world there exists a myriad of many different cultures. Each differs from the next with unique characteristics that pertain to that specific culture. In spite of all the unique differences that make my culture mine and your culture yours. We all share commonalities in how we interact with each other.