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Guest: A personal salute to Flag Day

It’s long past time for me to put a flagpole in the center of my front yard – one that holds a large American flag that dances proudly in the summer breeze.

We bought such a flagpole for my father on his 70th birthday, shortly after he and my mother moved into a new house with a stately front yard.

He was proud of his flag – with good reason.

He was born during the Great Depression. As a...