Texas History

How to Properly Celebrate America: Lessons From Willie Nelson's 4th of July Picnic

In honor of the Texas hero's 80th Birthday celebration and legendary 4th of July Picnic, we're celebrating Willie Nelson Week here on DC9 at Night. Check back for interviews, retrospectives and more.

Willie Nelson embodies a lot of things that represent the best of our country's ideals. He's a rebellious spirit and a friend to all manner of human beings. He works hard and humbly. He's a black belt and a cowboy. In short, we can think of no better place to celebrate Independence Day than in his company. Here are some patriotism tips we learned yesterday from Willie and his fans.

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