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Photo contest: Advocate readers display patriotism

By Victoria Advocate
July 24, 2014 at 2:24 a.m.
Updated July 27, 2014 at 2:27 a.m.

O' captain, my captain: Aiden Aragon shows his patriotism.

Aiden Aragon loves everything America.

The 6-year-old Victoria boy won the Advocate’s 2014 patriotic photo contest.

Aiden has always loved superheroes, said his mom, Gwen Larriu-Aragon.

“His favorite is Captain America,” she said.

In the photo, Aiden put on his costume as the U.S. took on Germany in the FIFA World Cup. He then grabbed the American flag and started waving it in the yard. Aiden is the son of Gwen and Louis Aragon, of Victoria, and the grandson of Jose and Eneida Larriu, of Bloomington. He wins two Cinemark movie tickets.

The Crossroads also loves the American flag.

Readers submitted photos of the flag's bright reds, whites and blues against a summer sky and photos of people donning patriotic garb.

For our next photo contest, we want to see how you spent your summer vacation – whether you lounged at home or traveled in or out of the country. The person who submits the best photo, as judged by our readers, will win two movie tickets.

To compete, submit photos here by 5 p.m. Aug. 15. Be sure to tell us who is in the photo, when it was taken and a little bit about your summer vacation. And make sure you use the category “2014 summer photos.”

Or you can email your best summer photos to us at share@victoriaadvocate.net, including the same required information, or mail them to 311 E. Constitution St., Victoria, Texas 77901.

The person who submits the best photo, as judged by our readers, will win two movie tickets.

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