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A proud imigrant clutches an american flag while singing at a vigil for imigrants in St. George, Utah

I took this shot at a vigil for immigrants in St. George, Utah. St. George has a large Hispanic community but an even larger Trump supporting community. This vigil was held to show solidarity with the legal and not-yet-legal immigrants in our community. When I saw this woman clutching the flag to her chest as she sang, I thought "I've never seen anything more American than this."

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2017
Date Uploaded: 07.2017
Photo Location: St. George, Utah, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 60D
Copyright: © Darren M. Edwards