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Today I got up early in order to put my flag up. At our house, we fly our flag on a 30 foot pole every day of the year. On some Idaho winter days, getting that thing up the pole is the last thing that I want to do. But I do it because of what it represents. People have given their lives so I can have the honor to fly the US flag at my home.

 This morning I had a very hard time getting the flag up the pole. The weather was not the problem. I took the flag to the top of the pole and then back down to half staff. My son came out and asked why I had tears in my eyes. I told him it was 9-11. Say no more.


Our flag flies for all of those who lost their lives on 9-11. May we always remember.


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Broker Nick
South Florida Real Estate & Development, Inc. - Pembroke Pines, FL
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Kevin ~ Thank you for your patriotism. I know you don't need my thanks you would do it anyway, but i am proud to call you my friend. But hope it doesn't cause you problems with people here in Active Rain. i am pretty controversial these days.

Sep 11, 2008 03:30 AM #1
Hugh Krone
Weichert Referral Associates - Hamburg, NJ
Realtor, Sussex County NJ

God Bless You Brother

Sep 11, 2008 03:56 AM #2
Mike Frazier
Carousel Realty of Dyer County - Dyersburg, TN
Northwest Tennessee Realtor


Thanks for remembering and reminding us what our flag represents!

Sep 11, 2008 04:06 AM #3
Bill Schwent
Casa Tierra Realty - Santa Fe, NM
Santa Fe Broker


I hope your note encourages all who read it to fly their flag as well. 

Sep 11, 2008 04:55 AM #4
John Hersey
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Homesale Realty - York, PA
e-PRO Realtor


I hear you man.  I tried to watch a couple of videos and I can not finish them.  It takes me right back to that day and I get the same feelings in my gut.  What an aweful feeling!  Why they will not show more of this footage on the tv, I do not know.  People must not forget that WE were attacked that day!  Now look at everyone in this country fighting about nonsense most of the time.  Some things important but a lot that is not.  We have BIGGER things to worry about.  People want us dead!  Sorry to go on so long.  Thanks again!

Sep 12, 2008 12:41 AM #5
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