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When is it okay to burn the American flag?

When is it okay to burn the American flag?

As we drove home, I was lost in thought.  I barely noticed the streetlights and cars that we passed.  It was full dark, the kids were watching a DVD in the back of the van, and something was playing on the radio – I’m not sure what.  My mind was too busy chasing itself round in circles, replaying the night’s events over and over – asking myself – did my children really understand what we had just done?  Did they wonder, as I had earlier – was it really okay to burn the American flag?

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