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REGISTER TODAY! The 74th AHA Annual Conference will take place from May 7-10, 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Denver, CO.

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Our national campaign to encourage people to sit out the Pledge of Allegiance until the phrase “under God” is removed from it.

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