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    Why Are Flags Half-Staff Today? Understanding the Significance

    The Symbolism of Half-Staff Flags: What Does It Mean? Flying a flag at half-staff is a symbolic gesture that shows respect and mourning for a tragic event or loss of life. The act of lowering a flag halfway down the flagpole is meant to symbolize the country’s shared mourning and grief. In the United States, the flag is flown at…

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