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Todd Starnes, Fox News • Thu 2016 Sep 1, 6:16pm

…Boys and girls at Big Rapids Middle School gathered around the flag pole on Monday – the first day of the new school year.

A trumpeter played Reveille as they raised a crisp, new American flag. And then, a huge crowd of students and teachers began reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

“Overwhelming,” is how Principal Mitch Cummings described the patriotic moment.

Video of the ceremony was uploaded to social media -- and it spread across the fruited plain faster than Paul Revere on a midnight ride.…

Khaleda Rahman, Daily Mail UK • Sat 2015 Oct 3, 8:03am

'He wasn't going to stand and watch something horrific happen': The hero Army veteran who was shot seven times as he 'charged at Oregon college shooter'
• Chris Mintz, 30, was taken to hospital following the college shooting
• Started the day by wishing his son, six, 'Happy Birthday' on Facebook
• He then headed to classes at Umpqua Community College in Roseburg
• His cousin Derek Bourgeois told he charged at the shooter…

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chrissythehyphenated, PoliNation • Sun 2015 Mar 29, 7:38pm

…"We enlisted an 8 year old boy, suffering from a rare and life-threatening disorder, into the Texas Army National Guard. His nurse, is one of our guardsmen, and found out that being a Soldier was his dream…."

…"I have never been so proud to be an American in my life. It was just beyond perfect.” – Rowan’s mom…

“Best day ever of my whole entire life” • Mon 2011 Aug 29, 9:23am

US FlagAfter some much needed rest at home, an Oklahoman traveling across the country on horseback will resume his journey Thursday. Luke Nowlin is going through Vinita, Nowata, Bartlesville and Pawhuska over the next few days. He's riding a horse nearly 4,000 miles, from sea to shining sea, to rediscover what makes America great. Nowlin and his horse Pirate are winding their way through the Ozarks in Missouri, 1,400 miles in the saddle so far.