Well, that took long enough.

After more than 200 years, Old Glory is getting a long-overdue facelift—and it’s one that will finally celebrate and honor the progress made by America’s women. Today, government officials announced the release of the first U.S. flag featuring a female portrait!

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It’s about time!

A dedicated congressional committee carefully chose the new design, which features iconic abolitionist Harriet Tubman front and center. That’s right: 13 stripes, 50 stars, and the face of one strong, inspirational woman waving in the wind!

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Say goodbye to the days of saluting an outdated flag that doesn’t fairly represent modern America. Sure, our flag is just a symbol, but it’s one that affects the way we think and feel about this country. It may not solve all our problems, but it’s undeniable that this is definitely a step in the right direction.

We can’t wait to place a hand over our heart as America raises a brand-new flag! Awesome.

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