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State Apologies

The Commonwealth of Virginia recently apologized for slavery. Following Virginia's lead, other states have apologized for these past transgressions:

Alaska: Not taking better care of glaciers

Maine: Briefly joining the USSR at height of Cold War

Arkansas: Accidentally killing Oklahoma's state bird, replacing it with passable facsimile

Hawaii: Faking Pearl Harbor

Wyoming: Moving its border one mile west into Idaho every year since 1923

Kansas: Never having counted the vote of an Irishman

Arizona: Seducing nation's elderly into its 115-degree death trap

Georgia: Not giving slaves enough to do from 1857 to 1859


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