Man on the Street: ‘What does the word “patriotic” mean?’


“It means you’re nice and when our patriots won the war and we celebrate our country’s patriots.” Geoff Brock, 9 Clarks Summit

“To be true to your country…” Elizabeth Rembecki, 14 South Abington Township

“It means being proud of your country and what your country represents.” Emma Tully, 14 Benton Township

“Being willing to do anything for your country and showing your nation’s pride…” Tim Christman, 15 Clarks Green

“Freedom of our country and not to be under England’s ruling and to be happy…” Isabella Allen, 10 Clarks Summit

“To be faithful and loyal to your country…” Shannon Baransky, 14 South Abington Township

“It means you’re nice and when our patriots won the war and we celebrate our country’s patriots.”

Geoff Brock, 9

Clarks Summit

“To be true to your country…”

Elizabeth Rembecki, 14

South Abington Township

“It means being proud of your country and what your country represents.”

Emma Tully, 14

Benton Township

“Being willing to do anything for your country and showing your nation’s pride…”

Tim Christman, 15

Clarks Green

“Freedom of our country and not to be under England’s ruling and to be happy…”

Isabella Allen, 10

Clarks Summit

“To be faithful and loyal to your country…”

Shannon Baransky, 14

South Abington Township

Photos and answers compiled by Joan Mead-Matsui

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