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Samantha Pawlucy (left), a student at Charles Carroll High in Philadelphia, reacts as supporters sing the “The Star-Spangled Banner” to show support for the teen who wore a Romney T-shirt as she returned to class for the first time on Tuesday. (Associated Press)

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Samantha Pawlucy (left), a student at Charles Carroll High in Philadelphia, reacts as supporters sing the “The Star-Spangled Banner” to show support for the teen who wore a Romney T-shirt as she returned to class for the first time on Tuesday. (Associated Press)

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Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson rushes with the ball during NFL football training camp, Tuesday, Aug. 14, 2012, in Mankato, Minn. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Jerry Holt) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT

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The American flag flying at Fort McHenry during the War of 1812 inspired "The Star-Spangled Banner," but the war itself inspired little else. (Smithsonian Institution/National Museum of American History)

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The American flag flying at Fort McHenry during the War of 1812 inspired "The Star-Spangled Banner," but the war itself inspired little else. (Smithsonian Institution/National Museum of American History)

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The Pride of Baltimore II, second from right, leads the Cuauhtémoc, a tall ship from Mexico, right, and the Cisne Branco, a tall ship from Brazil, left, out of Baltimore Harbor after celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner as part of a week long international tall ship and naval vessel parade called the Star-Spangled Sailabration, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, June 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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The Dewaruci from Indonesia, left, the Cisne Branco from Brazil, right, and the Cuauhtémoc from Mexico, second from right, all tall ships, sail out of Baltimore Harbor after celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner as part of a week long international tall ship and naval vessel parade called the Star-Spangled Sailabration, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, June 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Fort McHenry guards load a canon to fire as the Dewaruci, a tall ship from Indonesia, sails out of Baltimore Harbor after celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner as part of a week long international tall ship and naval vessel parade called the Star-Spangled Sailabration, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, June 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Fort McHenry guards simulate a canon blast from a eight pound field canon at the Dewaruci, a tall ship from Indonesia, as it sails out of Baltimore Harbor after celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner as part of a week long international tall ship and naval vessel parade called the Star-Spangled Sailabration, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, June 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Sailors on the Dewaruci from Indonesia can be seen standing on the sails of the ship as it passes Fort McHenry after celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner as part of a week long international tall ship and naval vessel parade called the Star-Spangled Sailabration, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, June 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Visitors to Fort McHenry stand on the earthen walls of the fort to watch tall ships make their out of Baltimore Harbor after celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner as part of a week long international tall ship and naval vessel parade called the Star-Spangled Sailabration, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, June 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Stephanie Smith, playing a historical citizen of Baltimore walks through the gate of Fort McHenry as the masts of the Cuauhtémoc, a tall ship from Mexico, can be seen in the distance on its way out of Baltimore Harbor after celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner as part of a week long international tall ship and naval vessel parade called the Star-Spangled Sailabration, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, June 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Visitors to Fort McHenry watch as the Pride of Baltimore II leads tall ships out of Baltimore Harbor after celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner as part of a week long international tall ship and naval vessel parade called the Star-Spangled Sailabration, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, June 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Ron Brill of Boiling Springs, Pa., uses his binoculars on the banks of Fort McHenry to keep an eye out for tall ships make their out of Baltimore Harbor after celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner as part of a week long international tall ship and naval vessel parade called the Star-Spangled Sailabration, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, June 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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Zachary Doughlas, 10, of Damascus, Md., bottom left, watches James McKnight of Fairfax, Va., left, kyack past visitors to Fort McHenry as they wait to see tall ships depart from Baltimore Harbor after celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner as part of a week long international tall ship and naval vessel parade called the Star-Spangled Sailabration, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, June 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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The Pride of Baltimore II, second from right, leads the Cuauhtémoc, a tall ship from Mexico, right, and the Cisne Branco, a tall ship from Brazil, left, out of Baltimore Harbor after celebrating the Bicentennial of the War of 1812 and the writing of the Star-Spangled Banner as part of a week long international tall ship and naval vessel parade called the Star-Spangled Sailabration, Baltimore, Md., Tuesday, June 19, 2012. (Andrew Harnik/The Washington Times)

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The patriotic rock band Madison Rising has released a drums-and-guitar-driven version"The Star-Spangled Banner." (Madison Rising)

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Gretchen Colby casts her vote on May 8, 2012, at Belville Elementary School in Brunswick County, N.C. (Associated Press/The Star-News)

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Gretchen Colby casts her vote on May 8, 2012, at Belville Elementary School in Brunswick County, N.C. (Associated Press/The Star-News)

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File - In this Feb. 17, 2012 file photo, George Lucas is shown arriving at the 43rd NAACP Image Awards in Los Angeles. Lucasfilm Ltd., the force behind the Star Wars movies, said it has abandoned plans to build a big digital production studio on historic farmland in northern California, citing opposition from neighbors worried the environmental impact. The company owned by filmmaker George Lucas said it planned to construct new facilities elsewhere. (AP Photo/Matt Sayles, file)