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Saddened

August 24, 2012
Williamsport Sun-Gazette

I am saddened by the lack of respect shown to our national flag at public events. The most recent was when I had the privilege of attending the 8th annual Grand Slam parade here in Williamsport. As I stood up and placed my right hand over my heart to pay my respect to the American flag as it was presented, something that my parents taught me in my early years, tears welled up in my eyes when I looked around and saw how many people remained in their seats.

 
 

 

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