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"It is a great day. It is a good day"–John Adams

As he (John Adams) lay dying on July 4, he was told it was Independence day and replied: “It is a great day. It is a good day.” That evening he died, and a sharp clap of thunder sounded the death knell. 36 more words

John Adams

The Meaning of July Fourth for the Negro

by Frederick Douglass

A speech given at Rochester, New York, July 5, 1852

http://www.historyisaweapon.com/defcon1/douglassjuly4.html

Mr. President, Friends and Fellow Citizens:

He who could address this audience without a quailing sensation, has stronger nerves than I have. 10,295 more words

AIRMAN SURPRISES FAMILY AT 4TH OF JULY PARADE IN HUNTINGTON BEACH

By Francine Rios

Friday, July 4, 2014

View the original story at: ABC7.com

An airman who just arrived home from Qatar surprised his wife and two young daughters at the Fourth of July Parade in Huntington Beach on Friday. 140 more words

Digital Work

Telephone Killer - 30

Well now, that really was a bold move on the part of the Telephone Killer to just ride into ceremonies of the opening of the park and shoot the Lieutenant governor. 1,249 more words

Writing

Day 42: Star Spangled

While this day is all about freedoms and independence, our day was anything but free. In a good way.

We were all in red, white and blue from the moment we woke up.   532 more words

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