‘Freeport Flag Ladies’ Wave Stars and Stripes One Final Time
|09/11/2019||Posted by BusinessMediaguide.Com under General World News||
After the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, 2001, President George W. Bush encouraged a reeling nation to light candles in honor of the victims.
Elaine Greene and two friends joined the hordes in a candlelight vigil, but not before she stopped to grab an old flag that was behind her Maine home’s front door.
With tears in her eyes, she raised the flag tentatively.
Motorists honked their approval.
The simple act has played out weekly ever since, through snow and ice, sickness and health, over 18 years. And it’s playing out for a final time Wednesday.
Dubbed the “Freeport flag ladies,” the trio is reluctantly read more >>>