They still keenly feel their fellow citizens’ doubts. But pulled between tradition and modern American life, they wrestle with doubts of their own.
Fawaz Ismail, owner of Alamo Flags, replaces the ropes on all the flagpoles at the National Museum of American History. Ismail, who is of Palestinian descent, is the owner of the largest flag retail store in the United States. Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post Buy Photo