It's July Fourth. What better day for Andy Griffith, as "Sheriff Andy Taylor" to explain how America was founded, to "Opie", a couple of his friends, and "Barney Fife"?

The facts are slightly altered, but the explanation is heartfelt and moving, the kind we'd all want to get from our dad:

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Have you ever explained America to your children? Do you remember your father telling you our history? Share your story with your fellow Americans, here or on our Facebook page. And a happy Independence Day to everyone!