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Lady Liberty raises her torch at Knox Schools

by Catrina Francis

The Gold Standard
Fort Knox, KY | October 25, 2012

"Give me your tired, your poor, your huddled masses yearning to breathe free, the wretched refuse of your teeming shore," so said "Lady Liberty" when she visited students from Fort Knox's Macdonald and Walker Intermediate schools.The well-known quote comes from Emma Lazarus' sonnet "New Colossus," and is engraved on a plaque at the base of the statue.Lady Liberty's visit was part of the Next Great Americans Tour which is a theatrical performance where she takes students on a journey through history and introduces the Super Citizen Program to the students, according to the Liberty Learning Foundation.


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