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That incident occurred at an event at the College of Charleston, where activist Bree Newsome - known herself for climbing a flagpole to remove a Confederate flag at the statehouse in Columbia, S.C. - was speaking.
As described in his Team USA biography, Bickner was always something of a daredevil, having climbed to the top of his school’s flagpole in first grade.
The other morning Fraser was standing next to the flagpole overlooking the parade ground when a great blue heron carrying a gopher landed just 20 yards away.
There was a big sidewalk auction featuring bricks, fixtures, and even the flagpole from the old digs.
The local government had canceled the march, in Mrauk-U, the ancient Arakan capital, but a rally of about 4,000 people gathered anyway, with marchers surrounding local government offices while placing a Rakhine flag on a national flagpole.
There will be a band performance at 12:30 p.m. and the Declaration of Independence will be read at 1 p.m. at the Anchorage Veterans Memorial flagpole.
When the time came, Ross joined the others outside down the street by a flagpole.
In addition to the broadcasts from the North, over the years each side has been engaged in a tat-for-tat over the size of their respective flagpoles.
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