I see a marching band and hear them playing patriotic songs and waving flags. My heart swells with gratitude and my eyes fill with tears.
Junie Taylor, Bluebonnet CE | Somerville
I hear our national anthem.
Marilyn Robertson, Wood County EC | Quitman
I do something to help someone in need.
Jim Fairchild, Sam Houston EC | Livingston
I look at my nephew, Clint Trial, retired from the USMC. He lost both his legs when he stepped on an improvised explosive device in Afghanistan in January 2019. He is an inspiration and a true hero.
Jennifer Rieck, Medina EC | Rio Medina
I walk down Milam Street in Columbus every day.
Susan Hargrove, Saint Bernard CE | Columbus
I have the privilege/duty to vote.
Nancy James, CoServ | McKinney
Everyone stands as a young woman rides a horse in the rodeo with the American flag.
Gary Boyd, Pedernales CE | spring branch
I see or read everything about our military men and women, past or present.
Ginger Anderson, Comanche EC | May
I sing Neil Diamond America.
Lupe Bernal, Pedernales EC | dripping springs
I hear the Stars and Stripes and the Pledge of Allegiance sung and recited by elementary students.
Henry Agger, Sam Houston EC | Livingston
Communities come together in the wake of natural disaster and other uncontrollable events. Seeing people come together to help each other reminds me that we live in the best country in the world.
Kiley Bullard, Pedernales EC | Canyon Lake
I shake a veteran’s hand and just say, “Thank you”.
Laurie Pustka, Nueces EC | Victoria
I fly the American flag in honor of my father, who served.
Jeannette West, Victoria CE | Victoria
I fly my flag and I wear red, white and blue.
Lidia Mendez, Southern Plains EC | Rallies