Is that the rockets' red glare? No, it's the Griswold's flaming lawn display that you see soaring across the night sky. Don't tell that to Aunt Bethany. She begins to sing the national anthem and the family joins in. At the end she proclaims, "Play ball!"
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Until I reached the ripe old age of seven I was under the impression that the National Anthem was written as an explanation of the American origin story to an immigrant named Jose. Thus the opening line, “Jose can you see by the dawn's early light?”
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