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National Flag Day, Mourning Period for Orlando Victims Overlap

Tuesday is Flag Day in the United States. While it is not a full-blown federal holiday, Flag Day is meant for Americans to recognize the importance of the flag and its place in U.S. history. Especially now, Tim Lankford of the American Legion National Headquarters in Indianapolis told the Chicago Tribune, just days after the country’s worst mass shooting in its history. Omar Mateen went on a rampage at a gay nightclub Pulse in Orlando, Florida, killing 49 people and injuring 53...

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