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Mayor Vincent Gray, right, walks up to the D.C. World War I Memorial on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 for an event with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton and a Washington, D.C. Navy mom talking about the inconsistent flying of the D.C. flag at military graduations. Holmes-Norton is calling upon to president to require that the D.C. flag be flown at military functions where the flags of all 50 states are flown. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)
Photo by: BARBARA L. SALISBURY
Mayor Vincent Gray, right, walks up to the D.C. World War I Memorial on Monday, Nov. 12, 2012 for an event with Congresswoman Eleanor Holmes-Norton and a Washington, D.C. Navy mom talking about the inconsistent flying of the D.C. flag at military graduations. Holmes-Norton is calling upon to president to require that the D.C. flag be flown at military functions where the flags of all 50 states are flown. (Barbara L. Salisbury/The Washington Times)

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