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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

A Flag Renewed....


Tomorrow is July 4th - a very special day for every American. As time goes by, I find this holiday to be of even more importance to me.

I found a great article about a group of quilters in Baltimore, MD, that as of tomorrow, they will begin making a replica of the original Stars and Stripes flag that flew over Fort McHenry during the war of 1812 - that inspired Francis Scott Key to write the Star Spangled Banner, our national anthem.

Here is a link to the article http://www.nbcnews.com/travel/sewing-new-star-spangled-banner-old-way-6C10516898- hope you enjoy it - the original flag they are duplicating is HUGE (you can see it in the 1st picture in the article.


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