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Martinsburg Kids Brave the Rain to Raise Fallen Flags


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Micah and Gabe Garreston of Martinsburg saw three flags laying on the ground near the veteran's memorial in Martinsburg and were compelled to put them back in place. Micah, 9, and Gabe, 7, are the sons of Pastor Chris and Kary Garretson.

Sometimes a seemingly small gesture can have a large impact, and for brothers Micah and Gabe Garretson of Martinsburg, a simple act in the rain on Memorial Day weekend has touched a community that is proud to show its love of country and respect for its veterans.

On Saturday morning, May 29, Micah, 9, and Gabe, 7, were riding in their father, Pastor Chris Garretson's car down South Market Street when the boys noticed three of the American flags planted at the veteran's memorial had fallen over.

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