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American Legion Post 157 on Main Street in Churubusco, Indiana. The sign on the building says Freedom is not free, support our troops. A banner with the soldiers raising the flag on Iwo Jima says Honor our soldiers. Two wooden benches sit on the sidewalk in front of the Legion post.


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Freedom Isn't Free

In small towns all over Indiana, Veterans groups like The American Legion and the VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) are major centers of community life.

American Legion Post 157 is on Main Street (US-33) in the small town of Churubusco, Indiana. I photographed it a few days after the Fourth of July holiday, so they had a sign up that said "Freedom isn't free, support our troops", and a banner with the famous image of the Marines raising the American flag on Iwo Jima that said "Honor our fallen soldiers."





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