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On the Declaration of Independence

Two hundred and forty-one years ago, the Declaration of Independence was signed.Its second sentence is one of the most famous in the English language, and rightfully so. Draughted by Thomas Jefferson and edited by the Committee of Five, it reads:'We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that amo...

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