President Trump highlights efforts of boy who placed flags on veterans' graves

Preston Sharp, 12, started a movement that has resulted in 40,000 flags being placed on veteran graves.
3:39 | 01/31/18

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Tonight, I want to talk about what kind of future we're going to have, and what kind of a nation we're going to be. All of us together as one team, one people and one American family can do anything. We all share the same home. The same heart. The same destiny. And the same great American flag. Together, we are rediscovering the American way. In America, we know that faith and family, not government and bureaucracy, are the center of American life. The motto is in god we trust. And we celebrate our police, our military and our amazing veterans as heroes who deserve our total and unwavering support. Here tonight is Preston sharp, a 12-year-old boy from reading, California, who noticed that veter veterans graves were not marked with flags on veterans day. He decided all by himself to change that, and started a movement that has now placed 40,000 flags at the graves of our great heroes. Preston, a job well done. Young patriots like Preston teach all of us about our civic duty as Americans, and I met Preston a little while ago and he is something very special, that I can tell you. Great future, thank you very much for all you've done, Preston. Thank you very much. Preston's reverence for those who have served our nation reminds us of why we salute our flag, why we put our hands on our hearts for the pledge of allegiance and why we proudly stand for the national anthem. Americans love their country and

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