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Independence, a day of reflection and should not be taken lightly says Wilchcombe

WEST END, Grand Bahama, The Bahamas – Independence is a day that should not be taken lightly, and Bahamians should not only think about those who fought for it, but whether they themselves display their pride in being Bahamian. This was asked of by Minister of Social Services and Urban Development and Member of Parliament for West Grand Bahama and Bimini, the Hon. Obadiah Wilchcombe on Friday, July 8 at the West Grand Bahama District Flag Raising Ceremony. Held under the theme “Proud To Be Bahamian” Minister Wilchcombe referred to January 1, 1973 when Sir Lynden Pindling asked all Bahamians to hold hands.  Said Minister Wilchcombe: “We are here holding hands now, and together as a country we have held hands and that is why 49 years later Bahamians of all walks of life, from all places are ...