I'm the child of a Marine Veteran. He may have been out of the service by the time I was born, but the Patriotic Pride he lived by has been my family's life line. I grew up with the American Flag hanging in my front porch. My dad has the "Proud to be a Marine" license plate in the front of his car. And red, white, and blue is a completely acceptable way to decorate your living room. But it doesn't end with just that. You need to know why we celebrate freedom.
We celebrate on the Fourth of July, beacause that was the official day that the original thirteen colonies declaired their independence from Great Britain, by the terms and reasoning of the Declairation of Independence. We celebrate to thank those men and women who continue to keep us free from any other governing nation. Every year since 1776, we have had to fight to keep our freedom. Whether that be in wars,