Amid all the devastation seen in the Houston area over the past week, there have also been stories showing the best America has to offer.
In a reprieve from the violence and anarchy seen from hate groups like Antifa and Black Lives Matter, neighbors are helping neighbors in the very worst of times, rising above color, creed and race to help one another survive.
One such story involved the rescue of an American flag that belonged to a World War Two pilot killed in action.
An elderly gentleman was pulled from the flood waters, but left behind the flag that belonged to his late brother, prompting an agent with the Texas Department of Public Safety to go back and retrieve the priceless family heirloom.
— Texas DPS (@TxDPS) September 1, 2017
Such a moving story… it’s enough to bring a tear to the eye. Or is that just allergies:
— Derek Ryan (@longhornderek) September 3, 2017
Here’s a sampling of other reactions to the heartwarming tale that captures the very essence of the American spirit:
These young people who burn our flag will NEVER understand what it means and stands for to us. They have NO IDEA what their missing 💜💜
— Pamela Carter (@PamelaC94780833) September 2, 2017
— Jennifer Patterson (@JenJPatterson) September 3, 2017
— Fred Burton (@fred_burton) September 3, 2017
Now that is true american spirit. https://t.co/dRTvknL8iz
— Stephanie L. (@stevielu13) September 3, 2017
Well this is powerful. Thank you Texas DPS. https://t.co/hPBTUTe69S
— American Nationalist Pillington❌👌🏻🐸 (@1234flyingninja) September 3, 2017
True great American people..unreal how respectful and caring https://t.co/COEmg1W68A
— Darrin66 (@darrincollins66) September 3, 2017
And THAT, Ladies and gentlemen, is exactly why you should respect the Flag. ✊🇺🇸 https://t.co/jQ8xXY2d1Z
— Atheen (@Atheen_) September 3, 2017
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