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Happy Birthday, America!

Anna LeeBy Anna Lee

Happy Birthday to the Greatest Country in the World. As we celebrate our Nation’s Independence Day, let’s not forget those who have fought and continue to fight for The Freedoms so many take for granted.

We are a Nation forever grateful. We all can help to preserve those freedoms by getting involved in the political process. This weekend get out and help with the parades and festivals in your local areas. Elections are won during the summer months so get involved and help flip the Senate. Let’s do our part to ensure the 4th of July will be celebrated by future generations.
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Anna Lee lives in Northern Virginia and is active with the Republican Party of Virginia and the Virginia Federation of Republican Women.

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A tale of independence at St. John’s Church

Pat HaleyBy Patrick Haley

My wife, Brenda, and I lived and worked in Richmond, Virginia, a town rich in history, a few years ago.On the east end of town sitting atop a hill in one of Richmond’s oldest neighborhoods, Church Hill, was St. John’s Episcopal Church. Still active, it was built in 1741.

One evening after work, Brenda and I decided to walk the three blocks up to the famous church where Patrick Henry gave his “Give me liberty or give me death!” speech. As we arrived, a reenactment of the famous speech had just taken place. It was quite impressive and dramatic.
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