9/11 CEREMONIES: Newfolden hosts Remember America
Published 09/11/2011, Grand Forks Herald
Backed by the Ninth District American Legion Band and supported by an 80-voice choir, the pastor of Bethlehem and Nazareth Lutheran churches in Thief River Falls wrote “31 Little Words: America, Land of Liberty,” a new rendition of an essay written and first presented in 1969 by the late comedian Red Skelton, based on “the Little Old Man,” that addresses the meaning of the 31 individual words in the Pledge of Allegiance.Word count: 844
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