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Despite Controversy, Sales of Confederate Flags Continue

At Cooter’s, a store in rural Sperryville, Virginia, about 120 kilometers west of Washington, D.C., Confederate flags sell briskly. The flag, with 13 white stars representing the Confederate states, was used by Southern forces during the U.S. Civil War with the Northern states in the mid-1800s. The war was fought over several issues, including slavery. For Cooter’s customer Anna Gross, the flag is an important symbol of the South’s heritage. "It’s part of our ancestors who lived...

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