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By Mike Sunderland
Thoughts from a Grey-haired Point of View 

The Price of Freedom - Part 2

 

Mike Sunderland Thoughts from a Grey-haired Point of View

In my high school days I was honored to receive invitations to speak at the many local and area civic organizations' meetings.

This is part 2 of a speech I delivered to the Fairbanks Rotary Club just prior to Independence Day, 1965. Many of the things I said then still apply today, and all of it is important to recall at all times. This was a pretty gutsy thing for a teen to be saying to a roomful of adults.

The real purpose, the real reason for Independence Day is to honor the 56 men who signed for us when they pledged their lives, their fortunes and their honor. How do we go about it tod...



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