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15 Quick United States Facts

Note: This is a guest post contributed by List25.com. 15: Alaska is the state with the highest percentage of people who walk to work. 14: 27% of Americans believe man has never walked on the moon. 13: The American flag’s official colors are “Old Glory Red”, “White”, and “Old Glory Blue”. 12: Even though the grizzly bear is California’s official […]

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The Current Version of the U.S. Flag was Proposed by a High School Student Who Initially Received Only a B- for His Design

Today I found out the most recent version of the United States’ flag was designed by a high school student who initially received only a B- for his proposed design. In his own words shortly before he died on Dec 12, 2009, Bob Heft recounted to StoryCorps the tale of his design being chosen among about 1,500 submitted to become […]

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