September 24, 2018

Three Boys with American Flag became viral due to their attitude towards the national symbol

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Patriotic deeds at an elementary school.

On Wednesday Amanda Reallan, mother of children at Hayden Meadows Elementary School in Hayden, Idaho waited to pick up her children.

HOW IT BEGAN

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While waiting she saw two boys taking down the school’s flag, telling USA TODAY:

“They were struggling to fold it, and the flag nearly scraped the ground.”

Read more on our Twitter account @amomama_usa.

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HOW THEY GO ABOUT IT

Another boy joins to help, seeing them struggle.

He lays down on the ground beneath the flag, allowing the other two boys to fold it without touching the ground.

Reallan took a picture and posted it on Facebook, adding the caption:

"I just watched the most amazing act of Patriotism!. This needs to go viral!"

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PATRIOTISM

An Air Force veteran and school custodian, Mac Marty had reportedly chosen the boys to put up and take down the flag.

He also showed the boys how to properly fold and store it.

The fifth grader that laid on the ground, Jack LeBreck spoke to local news KHQ-TV:

"This is our nation's flag. If you let it touch the ground, it means you disrespect your country.” 

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On 9/11 a memorial day was organized by Andover Minnesota Fire Department. 

They raise the flag display and something special happens. To find out what it was, visit 9/11 memorial made extra special as a wild bald eagle lands on the flag display.

For those that followed Hurricane Florence's track may be familiar with the Frying Pan Tower Ocean Cam powered by Explore.org.

It streamed video as the storm came past and the American Flag could be seen taking a beating.

In support of the Florence victims, they have hoisted a new flag and plans to auction off the old. For more on this visit, Frying Pan Tower raises new American flag, plans to auction off old flag to support Florence victims.

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Source: Explore.org

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