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a point of pride

A particular matter, topic, or action that one considers of great importance to their pride, honor, or reputation. The fact that I ran my campaign on my own money and still managed to win has always been a point of pride with me. It became a point of pride for the country to build its military to a size that could rival its peers on the global stage.
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He cited a successful initiative to make Lake County smoke free, his unsuccessful fight against video gambling, development of a "financially sane, reasonable alternative" to the proposed extension of Route 53 into Lake County and fight to save the Winchester House nursing home as points of pride during his time on the board.
"This new facility will enable Texas A&M to continue providing cutting-edge dental care, and promises to be one of the many points of pride for the system."
The murals have become local points of pride since they appeared three years ago.
"Boston is a city of bravery, openness, and liberty: This tragedy will not change these essential truths, and points of pride, for this great city," he said.
"We believe this development and the architecture created by Frank will be one of the center focal points of pride for our state," Anderson says.
Congratulations to Ben Avery Shooting Facility in Phoenix, Ariz., for being named one of the city's Points of Pride. In April, more than 22,000 citizens of Phoenix and the surrounding area cast their voted for the companies and organizations that "evoke a sense of pride among area residents."