John Burri, Father of Fallen Soldier, Burns NJ Flag to Protest Whitney Houston Tribute

A Michigan man whose son died in Iraq has burned the state flag of New Jersey after New Jersey flew its flags at half-staff in memory of Whitney Houston last week. "They're watering down the term of what a true hero is these days," John Burri told ABC News. "I thought it was offensive to every family's fallen solider out there, and it cheapens the meaning of lowering the flag." The 60-year-old's decision to torch the New Jersey flag on his Wyoming, Mich., patio grill came after New Jersey...Full Story
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