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Stories with person: Nicolae Ceausescu
  • Flags stir intense emotions, but meaning depends on beholder story has photos
    Updated: Jul-02-15 2:35 pm

    Raised by firefighters from the smoking wreckage of the World Trade Center, a flag telegraphed both anguish and resolve. Planted atop a mountain on Iwo Jima, another piece of national cloth came to symbolize collective perseverance and conquest.