Inspired by patriotism, a creative farmer, and perhaps a veteran, spent some serious time duplicating the stars and stripes on a wooden canvas in the heartland of America. Photo: Harlen Persinger
Neighborhoods across America show their pride on Veterans Day 2011. Photo: Harlen Persinger
A row of American flags lined up at the Buffalo Bill Days Parade in Lanesboro, Minn. Photo: Mike Krivit
A man on a John Deere tractor displays an American flag at the Buffalo Bill Days Parade in Lanesboro, Minn. Photo: Mike Krivit
Veterans participate in the Buffalo Bill Days Parade in Lanesboro, Minn. Photo: Mike Krivit
Inside the library in Milwaukee, Wis., Harlen Persinger, a veteran of the Vietnam War, captured images of old flags hanging from the balconies during a Veterans Day Celebration.
An old tractor outside this home in Cudahy, Wis., dons an American flag to honor veterans. Photo: Harlen Persinger
The stars and stripes are a respected sentinel for weathered grave stones honoring those service men and women who served their country. Photo: Harlen Persinger
Old Glory stands guard over the north-central Iowa prairie. Perhaps the land was homesteaded by a Civil War veteran or a neighbor was lost in a faraway country. Photo: Harlen Persinger
Farm Industry News photographers capture images of Old Glory, as Americans across the country celebrate Veterans Day.
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