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It’s Been a Weird Couple of Years to Fly the American Flag. But This July Fourth, My Daughter’s Insisting.

Posted on AllSides July 4th, 2023
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Children, as I have rediscovered since having one of my own, love holidays. They also love feeling like they’re a part of things: teams, friend groups, families, schools, nations. And so it shouldn’t have been a surprise that my own 6-year-old has become a Fourth of July enjoyer, despite being born to leftist humanities types who are not shy about sharing all of the reasons not to feel especially proud of the United States. She wears red-white-and-blue dresses in late June and early July, and she loves to sing “You’re...

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