Young folks’ perception of what the 4th of July means

July 5, 2018

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Colsen Texley

By Violet Nelson
vanelson70@gmail.com

On July 4, 1776, the 13 colonies claimed their independence from Eng­land, an event which eventually led to the formation of the United States. Each year on July 4, also known as Inde­pendence Day, Ameri­cans celebrate this his­toric event.
Children and adults love Independence Day. There are hot dogs, beach parties, baseball games, and fireworks. But for young kids, there may also be questions about the significance of July 4th.
What does July 4th mean to you?…

For the full story and more photos, read this week’s Hendricks Pioneer.

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Isabela Pantoja

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