American Flag Speech

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When the American flag floats in the soft breeze the first reaction is pride and gratitude. Pride for the flag. Pride for what the flag stands for. Pride in being an American. And then - sadness sets in. Our flag still stands for the same values. But, America, looking back over the past at 6 to 8 years does not look the same. Imagine Francis Scott Key as he stood up high, overlooking the battle, the rockets red glare the bombs bursting in air, he saw through the night that our flag was still there. The pride he must have felt in the dawn's early light that the Star Spangled Banner still waved o'er the land of the free and the home of the brave. He would still be proud today. But he would not be pleased with the state that America is in now. He saw firsthand the sacrifices that were made so that we could have the United States of America. He saw firsthand the sweat blood and death it took to have our great United States. Let us not lose what was so important to our forefathers, to those who fought and who died to create America. To those soldiers in Arlington Cemetery with the swath of white headstones adorning their resting place.…show more content…
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