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DIANE’S DELIGHTS: A bang-up day for flag-waving... and food


On the Fourth of July, Independence Day in the United States, we are reminded again of the liberties we enjoy. Fly your flag high — it’s Independence Day!  For these, we should be deeply grateful. Most of us, however, take them for granted, displaying little concern of how abundantly blessed we are. This holiday, as we all enjoy the day, let’s take a moment to thank the one above who made America, the country whose birthday we are celebrating.

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Sarah Nelson
Sarah Nelson joined the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2010 and works as a online reporter, content editor and staff writer. She is a world traveler, accused idealist and California native now braving the winters of Central Minnesota. She believes in the power of human resolve and hopes to be part of something that makes history by bringing an end to injustice in the world. Sarah has worked as a criminal background researcher, high school civics teacher, grant writer, and contributing writer with — tackling every issue from global poverty to bio-degradable bicycles. Her favorite thing about living in Minnesota is July. Sarah left the Brainerd Dispatch in April 2014.
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