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Why do we salute the american flag?

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The flag is a symbol of our liberty, freedom, and pride. We put our hand over our heart when saluting the flag to show respect and pride to our country.
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This is an internet myth and there is no truth to it. The president does salute the flag, and there are numerous online photos and videos which show him doing so. These sorts of myths
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