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September 10, 2012

American flag and case presented to Bruce Laingen

Filed under: Item of the Day — Lizzie Ehrenhalt @ 9:30 am

American flag and case presented to Bruce Laingen

American flag and case presented to Bruce Laingen on January 27, 1981, by President Ronald Reagan. Laingen, a native of Odin, Minnesota, was one of 52 United States citizens held in the Iran hostage crisis of 1979-1981.

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