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justine wettschreck/Daily Globe Today is Flag Day, which commemorates the adoption of the flag of the United States. Here, the Minnesota flag, U.S. flag and POW/MIA flag fly above Freedom Shore Park.

Flag Day is today

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WORTHINGTON -- Take a moment today to consider the U.S. flag.

Thirteen stripes -- one for each of the original 13 colonies.

Fifty stars -- one for each state.

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Sewn by Betsy Ross? That piece of lore is up for debate.

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Beth Rickers
Beth Rickers is the veteran in the newspaper staff with 25 years as the Daily Globe's Features Editor. Interests include cooking, traveling and beer tasting and making with her home-brewing husband, Bryan. She writes an Area Voices blog called Lagniappe, which is a Creole term that means "a little something extra." It can be found at http://lagniappe.areavoices.com/.  
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