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Boys recite Pledge of Allegiance next to flag outside North Carolina fire department
CBS News ^ | February 11, 2019 | by CHRISTOPHER BRITO

Posted on 02/12/2019 9:17:16 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer

A photo of two young boys who stopped to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in front of a North Carolina firehouse has gone viral. Over the weekend, Roseboro Fire Department posted an image of the boys with their hands over their hearts as the flag was raised.

The department said in a Facebook post on Friday that their chaplain spotted the two boys, now identified as Thomas, 7, and Derrick, 6, paying respect to the flag in Roseboro, a small town near Raleigh.

"This afternoon as Chaplain Herring was raising the U.S. flag to full staff, he looked over to the intersection and saw these two young people standing there with hands on their heart saying the Pledge of Allegiance," the post read. "God bless our community."

The act of patriotism received an outpouring of support and pride in comments. Many commended the boys and how they were raised. The news eventually made its way to Derrick's mother, Ladii Ingram.

Ingram told CBS News that she was at work when she started receiving notifications about her son and nephew. She admitted to being initially worried, but then that turned into pure joy once she realized what the attention was for.

"I started crying," Ingram told CBS News. "It made my day." Ingram said she's "very proud" of them and both boys "can hold a conversation like they're 21 years old."

(Excerpt) Read more at cbsnews.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: North Carolina
KEYWORDS: america; flag; pledge
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God Bless America!


1 posted on 02/12/2019 9:17:16 AM PST by Oldeconomybuyer
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The USA still has a chance...


2 posted on 02/12/2019 9:20:35 AM PST by madison10
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

the pressident should bring these two guys to the WH- so much win...


3 posted on 02/12/2019 9:23:32 AM PST by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
"They will also be rewarded for their good behavior, Ingram said."

Until the leftist hate starts

4 posted on 02/12/2019 9:23:34 AM PST by chief lee runamok (expect nothing)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Good to see this. Sad that it is so uncommon as to make the news.


5 posted on 02/12/2019 9:23:42 AM PST by taxcontrol
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
God Bless America.


6 posted on 02/12/2019 9:24:12 AM PST by carriage_hill (A society grows great when old men plant trees, in whose shade they know they will never sit.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

That is MY AMERICA!

You two kids are an example of what is right in this country.


7 posted on 02/12/2019 9:24:15 AM PST by ConservativeMind (Trump: Befuddling Democrats, Republicans, and the Media for the benefit of the US and all mankind.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
Roseboro, a small town near Raleigh.

Roseboro is not near Raleigh.

8 posted on 02/12/2019 9:25:09 AM PST by Hyman Roth
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Most excellent.


9 posted on 02/12/2019 9:26:49 AM PST by NorthMountain (... the right of the peopIe to keep and bear arms shall not be infringed)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Great. Love it.


10 posted on 02/12/2019 9:27:16 AM PST by rlmorel (Leftists: They believe in the "Invisible Hand" only when it is guided by government.)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer
circa 1950....walked to school and the flag was often being raised when we got there. We always stopped and did what these boys are doing.

One Nation....Under God....

11 posted on 02/12/2019 9:29:02 AM PST by Sacajaweau
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

There used to be a time when doing this was ordinary and no big deal and expected... SIGH, now they act as if this is unusual...


12 posted on 02/12/2019 9:29:29 AM PST by SeekAndFind (look at Michigan, it will)
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To: Sacajaweau

We did it too-—but there was no “under God” until the mid fifties.

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13 posted on 02/12/2019 9:33:11 AM PST by Mears
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To: God luvs America

Exactly. Mom wanted to reward these kids...take’em to the White House for a true reward.

This story needs to go to PDJT.


14 posted on 02/12/2019 9:35:12 AM PST by moovova
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To: Hyman Roth

These fine boys live 20 miles from Diamond and Silk.


15 posted on 02/12/2019 9:42:20 AM PST by ryderann
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To: carriage_hill

that flag is beautiful
Thank you


16 posted on 02/12/2019 9:44:55 AM PST by RWGinger (Does anyone else really)
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

“...and to the republic for which it stands...”

How many K-6 public school kids say those words any more? I did every morning (dates me).

Our hearts want to belong to something good, that makes us proud. May America become that good thing for our young people, once again.


17 posted on 02/12/2019 9:46:22 AM PST by polymuser (It is terrible to contemplate how few politicians are hanged today. - Chesterton)
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To: chief lee runamok

Wonder how quickly these boys will start getting death threats from the left. Or demands that the schools they attend suspend them for “obvious hate speech”.


18 posted on 02/12/2019 9:46:24 AM PST by JWNM
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

The White Man is using these boys as PAWNS. I bet Whitey PAID these boys to pose here. They should be KNEELING!

I am so triggered. Where’s my safe space?

/typical lib response.


19 posted on 02/12/2019 9:47:13 AM PST by Responsibility2nd
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To: Oldeconomybuyer

Nice kids. Congrats to the family.


20 posted on 02/12/2019 9:48:02 AM PST by Tired of Taxes
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