Friday, September 4, 2009

Fly an American Flag

Thought I'd share this thought I found...

On Friday, September 11th, 2009, an American Flag should be displayed outside every home, apartment, office, and store in the United States . Every individual should make it their duty to display an American flag on this eighth anniversary of one of our country's worst tragedies. We do this to honor those who lost their lives on 9/11, their families, friends and loved ones who continue to endure the pain, and those who today are fighting at home and abroad to preserve our cherished freedoms.

In the days, weeks and months following 9/11, our country was bathed in American flags as citizens mourned the incredible losses and stood shoulder-to-shoulder against terrorism. Sadly, those flags have all but disappeared. Our patriotism pulled us through some tough times and it shouldn't take another attack to galvanize us in solidarity. Our American flag is the fabric of our country and together we can prevail over terrorism of all kinds.

Fly an American flag of any size on 9/11.

Honestly, Americans should fly the flag year-round, but if you don't, then at least make it a priority on this day.

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7 comments:

casual friday every day said...

Thanks for this reminder. I need to buy a new one, as our old one got tattered from the wind.

Nell

Muthering Heights said...

Very good reminder. I would, but my rental property won't allow it! How awful is that?

Kara Herron said...

Tara - Thanks for the reminder. By-the-way, I miss you! I'm so sad you aren't here with us. I was so looking forward to seeing you. Now I have to wait yet another year. Bummer. I hope you are having a great time with your family, though.

Hugs,
Kara

Carissa(GoodnCrazy) said...

I'm totally up for this!! I loved out new flag we put up for the 4th this year..!

Robynn's Ravings said...

Thanks for the reminder. We will definitely be participating!!

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