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Phenix City veterans honor Flag Day

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People across the valley honored Flag Day on Friday.

The Chattahoochee Valley Veterans Council held a ceremony in Phenix City to salute the flag. The chairman of the council says the day is an important display of patriotism for all generations.

The first Flag Day was observed in Hartford, Connecticut on June 14, 1861.

In 1949, Congress agreed to an official Flag Day and President Harry Truman approved.

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