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Ian Blow (left) and Diego Meritus (right) knelt during the national anthem before several Middlebury football games, beginning in mid-October.

Why Two Middlebury Football Players Decided to Kneel During the National Anthem

By WILL DIGRAVIO December 6, 2017
It was not until “The Star-Spangled Banner” began to play that Ian Blow ’19 decided to take a knee. Of course, he had thought about it before — ever since Colin Kaepernick first did so in August of last year.
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Kneeling During Anthem