My Declaration Of Independence

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“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.” That one sentence changed my life, those thirty one words altered my decisions, the words “liberty” and “justice” shaped my future. To some, freedom, liberty, and independence are benefactions; others view them as excesses. But to me, those words signify duty, honor, and country. Everything granted to us is not free, we have to earn each and every aspect of the objects we have in life. In order for the people of this country to continue to relish the freedom and independence America stands for, one needs to stand out and sacrifice their time and effort to preserve it. …show more content…

Not just one house, one school, one city, nor one state, but the whole country. Therefore, I believe it is my duty to repay the country by fighting for the values America stands for. Starting middle school, I had a dream to become either an astronomer or a soldier. But, when I started high school, I was sure that I wanted to attend a Service Academy. The decision didn’t come from my transition from junior high to high school. But joining a speech club during my freshman year altered my

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