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A story for Flag Day: Bob Heft on New Glory—The story of Old Glory

Bob Heft designed our 50-star flag in 1958 as a class project when he was seventeen, and a student in Lancaster, Ohio. Here is his incredible and charming story—in his own words.

NOTE: This video runs for over 48 minutes, and Bob doesn’t start speaking until about 32 seconds on the clock, so be patient with the black screen.

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