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15 Things You Didn’t Know About the Pledge of Allegiance

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Do you know the pledge by heart?

When you were a little kid, you were probably taught to stand each morning, put your hand over your heart, and recite a patriotic pledge while facing a little American flag affixed to the wall. You probably didn’t think too much about it, since it was just a normal part of your day, but this long-standing pledge has come under a lot of fire lately for a little phrase that was included in it about 50 years into the lifespan of the pledge.

Even though you’ve been hearing it your entire life, you may not have known about these “Pledge of Allegiance” facts.

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The pledge has been in the news a lot over the past few years
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