Difference Makers: Tom Green
5/1/2008
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If not for Pearland, Texas, resident and flag historian Tom Green, a young student might still have the wrong idea about who fist stitched Old Glory.

Green shares his passion for flags through educational presentations. "When I begin to talk about Betsy Ross I don't give her name, but tell the story and ask the students who I'm talking about," he says. "Once, a little girl said Martha Stewart."