Why It Was Hard For Me To Stop Celebrating The Fourth of July

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Growing up, Fourth of July, was one of my favorite holidays.

We were not a patriotic family. We weren’t anti-patriotic, but we were not patriotic. We didn’t talk about the American Revolution, the Declaration of Independence, or even freedom when Independence Day rolled around. There were no flags anywhere around our home. We talked about these things in…

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