9/11 Memorial Flag - Created by Caddo Parish School Children!

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I have flown in and out of Shreveport Regional Airport, Shreveport, Louisiana, many times.  There is one thing that always catches my eye as I come and go.  This flag created by school children of Caddo Parish. 

This unqiue piece of art which hangs in the window is a beautiful flag created by children from the Caddo Parish Schools right after 9/11. It truly is a masterpiece and you can get lost in reading the different blocks individually created and then stitched together by a master seamstress. 

Just recently I was thinking that many of these children are most probably young adults now and may have even forgotten their artwork from over a decade ago.  Yet their tribute to the fallen of 9/11 and the heroes of our nation who rushed in to help others  remains. 

This flag reminds us....... never forget. I won't - will you?

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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My daughter was sitting in her 7th grade classroom that morning.  Today she's a firefighter/medic.  I will never forget and I'll always be very grateful to all those who serve, here and abroad in all capacities, military and first responders.

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Absolutely beautiful!  No, I will never forget.  

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Louise,

I hope the remembrance is a spring board to finding ways of living without the need of war in every aspect of our lives from relationships to countries.   Beautiful flag, thans for sharing.  A

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How cool.  I'm sure the children have to remember and be proud of what they created.

 

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Absolutely stunning!

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