Congratulations to the VFW State Department winners of the 2020-2021 Voice of Democracy audio essay competition. The theme was "Is This the Country the Founders Envisioned ?"

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Alabama

ALABAMA

Salome Montague

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Alaska

ALASKA

Auden Cress

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Arizona

ARIZONA

Joshua Gradwell

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Arkansas

ARKANSAS

Sophia Wright

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California

CALIFORNIA

Claire Kane

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Colorado

COLORADO

Shreya Krishnan

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Connecticut

CONNECTICUT

Isabella Hinkle

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Delaware

DELAWARE

Dorothy McCormick

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Europe

EUROPE

Briana Miranda

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Florida

FLORIDA

Faith Hannah Lea

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Georgia

GEORGIA

Deymon Fleming, Jr.

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Hawaii

HAWAII

Emily Tom

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Idaho

IDAHO

Hannah Black

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Illinois

ILLINOIS

Sophia Schwartzrock

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Indiana

INDIANA

Pooja Verma

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Iowa

IOWA

Celia Neuzil

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Kansas

KANSAS

Julia Hintz

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Kentucky

KENTUCKY

Ava Chuppe

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Louisiana

LOUISIANA

Logan Kern

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Maine

MAINE

Hunter Edson

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Maryland

MARYLAND

Noelle McDowell

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Massachusetts

MASSACHUSETTS

Kevin Gu

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Michigan

MICHIGAN

Noah Brassuer

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Minnesota

MINNESOTA

Erin Stoeckig

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Mississippi

MISSISSIPPI

Laura Johnson

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Missouri

MISSOURI

Peter Sumner

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Montana

MONTANA

Alaynee Hawley

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Nebraska

NEBRASKA

Callaghan Cavanaugh

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Nevada

NEVADA

Ethan Hsiao

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New Hampshire

NEW HAMPSHIRE

Matthew Blair

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New Jersey

NEW JERSEY

Victoria Medl

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New Mexico

NEW MEXICO

Eli Terry

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New York

NEW YORK

Madison Wilder

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North Carolina

NORTH CAROLINA

Daniel Walker

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North Dakota

NORTH DAKOTA

Hannah Vaagen

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Ohio

OHIO

Owen Via

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Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA

Chloe Ngo

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Oregon

OREGON

Augustina Decker

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Pacific Areas

PACIFIC AREAS

Emma Ball

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Pennsylvania

PENNSYLVANIA

Julia Mehl

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Rhode Island

RHODE ISLAND

Campbell Gladski

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South Carolina

SOUTH CAROLINA

Jane Mason

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South Dakota

SOUTH DAKOTA

Michelle Soukup

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Tennessee

TENNESSEE

Jonathan Lovings

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Texas

TEXAS

Jacqueline Halldorsson

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Utah

UTAH

Vishal Jammulapati

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Vermont

VERMONT

Jackson Balch

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Virginia

VIRGINIA

Hope Frost

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Washington

WASHINGTON

Jacob Krell

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West Virginia

WEST VIRGINIA

Sophia Raines

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Wisconsin

WISCONSIN

Sophia Lally

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Wyoming

WYOMING

Kinley Anderson

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