Red, White and Blue No More
Wide-eyed, Sam pointed. "I've never seen so many flags!"
"Neither have I," his mother replied.
He noticed she looked sad. "What's wrong, Mommy? Don't you think they're pretty?"
She patted his hand. "Sure they are."
"My teacher told us flags used to be red, white and blue. What happened to the red and blue?"
"Once, our country had a red party and a blue party. Have you studied the Second Civil War yet?"
"It almost destroyed the country, until finally, a white flag was raised. From that day, it was decided there would be no more red or blue. Only white."