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Old Glories light up night sky in Freedom Festival ceremony

Members of Boy Scout Troop 999 carry an old American flag to be burned Monday night. In honor of Flag Day, Provo residents gathered in a parking lot on Freedom Boulevard to burn their tattered and worn flags. According to U.S. Flag code, "The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem of display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning." Monday's event was sponsored by the Freedom Festival.