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Valley Park Elementary School in Overland Park, Kansas, flies their U.S. flag at half-staff Septemter 13, 2007, along with other public schools across Kansas. Across America, the sight of a half-staff American flag commemorating lost soldiers is increasingly common as more states and municipalities move to honor those killed in Iraq. Picture taken September 13, 2007. To match feature FLAGS-SOLDIERS/ REUTERS/Carey Gillam (UNITED STATES)