|Abby: Let freedom ring from coast to coast this fourth of July|
|News - St Augustine Area & St Johns County|
DEAR ABBY: At 2 p.m., July 4, I would love nothing better than for all Americans to stop briefly and give our country a ring ... well, three rings to be exact.
On July 4, 1963, President John F. Kennedy proclaimed the ringing of bells nationwide with the words, “Let’s ring freedom bells!” I was a White House aide then, and I vividly recall how exciting it was when bells rang across the nation coast to coast. Since then, many Americans have forgotten to keep the tradition going. Let’s start again!
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