Marines Surprise World War II Vet With Special Gift

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A group of Marines gave Captain Robert Woodbury, a World War II vet, a surprise when they presented him a brand new American flag for him to fly outside his home in Fort Lauderdale, Fla.

They retired the worn and faded American flag posted in his yard with a brand new one. The new flag had just flown on the U.S.S. New York earlier that day.

Woodbury, 93, couldn’t contain his joy at the gesture. “I’m really red white and blue. I’m so pro-American,” he said. “I’m a Marine… Ooo-Rah.


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