Word on the Street

The Covington News - - The Second front - Word on the Street was com­piled by Joy Bratcher and runs on Fri­days.

We asked:

In honor of July 4, what’s one ran­dom fact that you re­mem­ber about United States his­tory from school?

You said:

“Dur­ing World War II, be­fore we dropped the atomic bomb on Ja­pan, air­planes dropped fly­ers on the two towns that were set to be the tar­gets.”

— Lind­sey Strawn

“The Dec­la­ra­tion of In­de­pen­dence was (writ­ten) in 1776 and sent to the King of Eng­land to de­clare Amer­ica would be free.”

— Tikin­nia Lane

“The Amer­i­can Revo­lu­tion was fought for our in­de­pen­dence.”

— Thomas Cook

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