It's been almost 10 years since 9/11. But this story started on September 12th. That was a day when the ashes had settled and true American spirit had only started to ignite in the embers. Remnants of a tattered 30-foot American flag covered in soot was hardly recognizable atop a flag pole at 90 West Street across from Ground Zero. But when it caught the eye of construction worker Charlie Vitchers, he saw more than the flag. He saw a symbol of the American spirit ... and to this day, millions of Americans see that in the flag, as well.
The National 9/11 Flag is making its way across America before it goes on permanent display at the National September 11 Memorial Museum being built at the World Trade Center in New York. This weekend, the flag will be on display in Ellijay.
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