Our Glorious Independence Day: "Every Man Jack of Us a Free and Independent Citizen of God’s Country"
When I was a little girl, my mother told me, "Lenora, always be grateful you're an American. There's no greater blessing."
Mom was right and no one expressed this more beautifully than pioneer Laura Ingalls Wilder in Little Town on the Prairie when she described DeSmet's 1882 Independence Day Celebration:
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