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The American flag was designed by Robert Heft, a high school student in 1960.

Reports released by the official websites of Ohio Secretary of State and Library of Congress support the claim.

Reports released by the official websites of Ohio Secretary of State and Library of Congress support the claim.As per the Ohio Secretary of State's website, the current American flag was designed by a high school student Robert Heft who was living with his grandparents in Lancaster, Ohio. Later this flag was chosen to represent the United States in 1960.

(Ref.page no: 5)

According to the Library of Congress, a high school student Robert G. Heft had designed a fifty stars flag as a part of a school project in 1958. Heft was interested in politics, which led him to design a fifty stars flag as a school project in 1958.

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