'Just a Guy Waving a Flag' Wants Americans to Be Proud of The Country
July 16, 2020
It's true! The Cove has its very own Paul Revere ... sort of. However, he is not warning of advancing British troops. He is simply trying to remind Americans who we are.
Williams Benitez, 20, of Williamsburg, is proud to be in America.
Benitez was born in San Salvador, El Salvador, and is of Anglo-Spaniard descent. He moved to the U.S. legally through the checkpoint between Matamoros, Mexico, and Brownsville, Texas.
On July 3, 2016, he paid one dollar to cross a bridge and was greeted by a border patrol officer on the other end of the bridge.
"Officer, here's my papers, my passport and e...