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The Story Behind The Design Of The American Flag Is Bizarre But True

The American flag is flown all over the globe as a symbol of freedom, democracy, and barbeque. Old Glory has undergone quite a few facelifts since the original 13-star flag was first conceived in 1777. However, the modern-day design of our flag’s iconic stars and stripes just might have the most incredible origin story of all.

The moral of our story: work hard in school, stand up for your ideas, and don’t let the haters get you down. It doesn’t matter how many times you hear “no,” as long as you hold out for that phone call from the President. Can anyone guess what Heft’s favorite holidays are?

Sophia
Massachusetts native. Freelance writer and strawberry eater. Get in touch: smitrokostas@onlyinyourstate.com.