Americans are celebrating the nation’s independence from Great Britain 238 years ago this weekend with fireworks, beer, barbecues, baseball and family reunions. But for some, July 4 is a solemn day to reflect on what it means to be free and who paid the price for our freedom.
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It’s been 45 years since cartoonist Scott Quick stayed in his grandparents’ apartment in Camden, but something about the town and his experience there kept him telling stories through characters he’d based on people he met or heard about from family.