Fabric & Color Patterns

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Our City, Our Story

E10: Fabric & Color Patterns

The flag is more than just fabric and color patterns. Its a reminder… a point of reference, it gives us a way collectively to think about how far we’ve come and yet how far we have to go. People gave their lives so that we could live in a better country, and it’s our responsibility to pick up that mantle and move it forward. We can’t settle for disunity. We have to find ways to keep on perfecting that union. It captures our collective memory as well as collective our desire to be the best that we can be and the greatest we can be.

  • Directed & Produced By
    Pablo Korona
  • Assistant & Second Shooter
    Julia Moore
  • Music
    Daniel James McMahon
  • Audio
    Zach Staas
  • Special Thanks
    Rev. K Edward Copeland
    Boy Scouts
    Leah Nelson
    Tony Borowski
    Memorial Hall
     
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