Confederate Flag Lowered Forever at South Carolina Capitol

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A member of an honor guard from the South Carolina Highway patrol carries a Confederate battle flag as they remove it from the Capitol grounds Friday, July 10, 2015, in Columbia, S.C. The Confederate flag was lowered from the grounds of the South Carolina Statehouse to the cheers of thousands on Friday, ending its 54-year presence there and marking a stunning political reversal in a state where many thought the rebel banner would fly indefinitely. (AP Photo/John Bazemore) John Bazemore / AP

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