Why We Stand

By Markwayne Mullin

 

During his first State of the Union, President Trump recognized one especially patriotic 12-year old. Preston Sharp was visiting his grandfather’s grave on Veterans Day when he noticed there were a number of veteran graves that weren’t being honored. He started the Flag and Flower Challenge to encourage people in all 50 states to place flags and flowers on veterans’ graves to honor their service. President Trump said with accuracy that “Preston’s reverence for those who have served our nation reminds us why we salute our flag, why we put our hands on our hearts for the Pledge of Allegiance, and why we proudly stand for the National Anthem.” Preston is the perfect example of why we stand.

 

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