In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved. —Franklin D. Roosevelt

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In the truest sense, freedom cannot be bestowed; it must be achieved.

FRANKLIN D. ROOSEVELT

32nd U.S. President

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Jim Woodworth from California JULY 4, 2018
Very true. We must always keep in mind that many have died to keep us free.


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