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Whining about Pledge

Published May 16, 2013 1:01 am

This is an archived article that was published on sltrib.com in 2013, and information in the article may be outdated. It is provided only for personal research purposes and may not be reprinted.

In "Forced to pledge" (Forum, May 10), Alex Burnett stated that he is upset that students in high schools, like himself, are now required to recite the Pledge of Allegiance every day instead of once a week.

If he and his friends are bored by this recitation, they could do it in honor of our veterans — some of whom will never again be able to see their flag, hold their flag or stand and honor their flag.

Quit whining and think about it!

Jan Phillips

Murray