On this day in 1776, a group of rebels committed an act of treason when they adopted one of the most important documents in the history of Man. No longer would we be subjects of the crown. From that day forward, we were a free nation. Free to make our own laws and live as we saw fit. Many good and brave people have fought, and died, for that ideal. So while you enjoy the cookouts with the family and the parades and fireworks, please remember the men and women who've fought, and fallen, in the name of freedom.
Born Free by Kid Rock
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This blog was formerly called Soldiers' Angels New York. We have changed the name of this blog to allow other Soldiers' Angels volunteers to pick up the baton there. Going forward, we will continue to post here about freedom, patriotism, and those who defend it. Supporting the troops is still our main mission. Thank you for reading!