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Vandalism of memorial flagpole sparks debate over Palo Alto history

Original post made on Apr 15, 2023

A decision by Stanford to cover up the base of a memorial flagpole downtown has irked local veterans, who are pushing the city and the university to restore the landmark after recent vandalism.

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Posted by J Randall
a resident of Another Mountain View Neighborhood
on Apr 15, 2023 at 7:24 am

J Randall is a registered user.

In the 1940’s, the Japanese allied with Hitler and decided to bomb the United States. America’s response was aggressive. We can learn from the mistakes made on both sides, and with an open mind, commemorate a flag that embodies a healing coexistence.

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