Fallen Soldier's Tribute Flag Found at Thrift Store

The mother who purchased the flag traveled across Texas to return it to its rightful owner.
1:28 | 07/27/14

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And finally tonight, one mother's discovery while shopping. Finding an American flag and on it messages from a family who never knew that flag existed. That mom on a mission. The moment she spotted it. This weekend that mission accomplished. Reporter: This is the story of an American flag found in a flea market outside Houston. The price $5. The couple who bought it, two parents who have a son of their own returning from war. On this flag messages from fellow troops, all writings about an brother who had been lost in war. One sergeant writing we'll always remember the sacrifice you made. God bless. And the mom bought it with one purpose. To find the other mother. And she did. This weekend traveling across Texas to meet that mom. And present to her the flag that somehow never made it home. Patsy our family feels so honored to find this flag and return it to you. Reporter: Tonight that flag right where it belongs in the hands of a mother who never knew it existed. This Sunday filled with all of the messages and memories of her son all over again. In a good way. I've got peace in my heart. I'm happy. This is all for my son. That mom says she's going to put that flag in ha glass case and hopes to find all the men who signed it one day to thank them.

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