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“It’s easier to build strong children than to repair broken men.”

“You hear all the time about closure. Now I know what it means. His name is in your paper, and his picture … Just being accused is somewhat closure for me.”

The flag with the Southern Cross was rarely used during the decades following the Civil War. It was revived only during the Civil Rights era to oppose the movement toward equality. As such, it is less a symbol of Southern heritage than it is of white supremacy.