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Newcomers to the Cove: The Pledge

Mark Twain is credited with writing, “Patriotism is supporting your country all of the time and your government when it deserves it.”

There is some logic in that statement. Mark Twain knew the foibles of government, but he was also a patriotic soul. As newcomers to Morrisons Cove, we see an obvious sign of a patriotic population: Old Glory flies proudly over businesses and individual homes.

With July 4 celebrations coming, perhaps a review of our Pledge of Alliance to that grand old flag would be worthwhile. It’s been a while since we’ve been in school, but Nancy and I still accurately recall...


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