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Letter to the Editor - Celebrate our nation's flag on Flag Day



On Aug. 3, 1949, President Harry S. Truman singed the following into law:

“The 14th day of June of each year is hereby designated as ‘Flag Day,’ and the President of the United States is authorized and requested to issue annually a proclamation calling upon officials of the government to display the flag of the United States on all government buildings on such day and urging the people to observe the day as the anniversary of the adoption on June 14, 1777, by the Continental Congress of the Stars and Stripes as the official flag of the United States of America.”


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