June 14 is the holiday known as Flag Day. On June 14, 1777, the Second Continental Congress took a break from writing the Articles of Confederation and passed a resolution stating that “the flag of the United States be 13 stripes, alternate red and white,” and that “the union be 13 stars, white in a blue field, representing a new constellation.” In 1916, President Woodrow Wilson marked the anniversary of that decree by officially establishing June 14 as Flag Day. Being Flag Day is this month, your challenge revolves around it. Countries use flags to portray themselves to the rest of the world and can be portraits of the past. Your challenge is to keep this ideal in mind and design a flag that represents you. What shape will your flag be? What colors will it be? What symbols will be included? How does all of that information represent you?
There are no criteria or constraints for this challenge. Use your creativity and showcase yourself!
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