NC boys going viral after stopping to honor U.S. flag

NC boys going viral after stopping to honor U.S. flag
Two boys were spotted putting their hands over their hearts and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance outside of a N.C. fire department. (Source: Roseboro Fire Department)

ROSEBORO, NC (WRAL/WMBF) – A moment of patriotism caught by a North Carolina fire department last week is being shared on social media thousands of times.

According to NBC affiliate WRAL in Raleigh, the Roseboro Fire Department posted a photo of two young boys with their hand over their heart after they noticed the American Flag being raised over the Roseboro Fire Station.

According to Chief Lee Coleman, the boys were also reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

The act of patriotism was shared on Facebook thousand of times, many applauding their parents and cheering the young men on for their show of respect, according to WRAL.

The boys are cousins and were riding their hover board and scooters around town when they saw the flag. As of Monday afternoon, the post had been shared over 2,900 times and had over 3,300 reactions.

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

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