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DALLAS — Next weekend, when you see the red, white and blue proudly displayed for Independence Day, take a closer look.
President Eisenhower set the standard for all American flags 51 years ago. The order requires 13 stripes and 50 stars on a field of blue.
"You can kind of see the stars are all crooked, and if you count them, there's actually 61 stars," he said.
Childress counted several times. He multiplied rows and columns. He counted them one-by-one.
Every time, it added up to 61.