America: Flying flag during crisis

U.S. flags not only display that we’re proud to be Americans. It also brings a dose of comfort.

Who can forget the scenes after Sept. 11, 2001. Flags adorned nearly every home.

Many are coping with being homebound in different ways. They’re celebrating birthdays by doing drive-bys. We’re putting Christmas lights on our house.

Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz also made one simple request. Show your support with a U.S. flag. We’re in this together.


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