Photo of boys stopping to recite Pledge of Allegiance before U.S. flag goes viral

Two boys stopped to honor the flag outside a N. Carolina fire station Friday. (Photo: Roseboro Fire Dept./Facebook)

ROSEBORO, N.C. (WTHR) - Two patriotic young men are earning praise online for taking a moment to show respect for the American flag.

The cousins were riding their scooters and hover board around Roseboro, North Carolina when they saw a fire department chaplain raising the flag over the station last Friday. The chaplain said the boys stood with their hands over their hearts and recited The Pledge of Allegiance.

This afternoon as Chaplain Herring was raising the U.S. flag to full staff, he looked over to the intersection and saw...

Posted by Roseboro Fire Department on Friday, February 8, 2019

The act of patriotism has been shared nearly 3,000 times on Facebook, including hundreds of comments commending the boys.

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