Multiple American flags fly over New York City's Rockefeller Center. / Victor Mirontschuk, Your Take
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Flags fly over Rockefeller Center
Burns: This is a perfectly composed photograph blending a discerning eye and a powerful patriotic punch; I'd love my bed sheets to be this pattern!!
Small town America
Burns: This is a simple but elegant evocation of enduring American values, at once singular and personal, but also universal.
Taken the day of the Boston Marathon 2013
Burns: Sometimes the accidental beauty of the flag, as seen in this remarkable reflection, can help us through difficult times and add strength to our outlook.
Ken Burns is a celebrated documentarian who has been making films that capture America's soul for decades. This fall, he will debut "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" on PBS. Follow Ken Burns on Twitter at @KenBurns.
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