Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave

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“Oh, say can you see, by the dawn's early light, what so proudly we hailed at the twilight's last gleaming. Whose broad stripes and bright stars, through the perilous fight, o’er the ramparts we watched, were so gallantly streaming. And the rockets' red glare, the bombs bursting in air, Gave proof through the night that our flag was still there. O say, does that Star-Spangled Banner yet wave. O'er the land of the free and the home of the brave.” We in America sing about the land of the free and the home of the brave. But it was not always like this. We had to earn that. We had to fight to become the America we are today. We had brave souls willing to risk their lives to give us the freedom we have today. They fought for what they believe in, what we today seem to forget. They believed in a country untied a Continue...

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