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Celebrate the America that we are trying to be

What to you is the Fourth of July? The mere mention of it brings forth fond memories of fireworks, barbecue, potato salad and my dad's passing down to me the solemn duty of hand-cranking mom's homemade ice cream. Priceless.

But President Donald Trump has reminded me of another side to the Fourth. It occurred earlier this year when he seemed to many ears to be raising Frederick Douglass from the dead.

While praising

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