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Old Glory Relay

A flag making its way across the country is in Cerro Gordo County

Posted: Oct. 15, 2018 10:48 PM
Updated: Oct. 15, 2018 10:48 PM

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that began in boston... and now it's stretching to north iowa. a sixtyátwo day relay is making it's way across the country... engaging veterans with their local communities. káiámát news three's brian tabick has our story. natural sound from 98 degrees... natural sound to snow and cool winds... natural sound 10 thousand pairs of hands are passing this american flag from boston to san diego and today it's in north iowa. felt good. couple aches and pains but you know you just work the room. i keep pushing on jason virkus is a veteran himself and running... natural sound more than ten miles today through rural cerro gordo county. it makes you so proud to be able to carry and represent something so much bigger than yourself. the hope is to bring veterans and community members together to realize the need for community support. natural sound something dennis clark of waterloo lives on a daily basis. i have the opportunity to work with nearly 1000 wounded veterans coming back from operation iraq freedom and enduring freedom in washington dc hoping the ability and get on with their lives and ian absolute honor to be able to do things for larger veteran population. just an honor and a privilege and i just won't miss the opportunity to do. weather and some bike issues aside. we drove all the way up and didn't think about the cold weather impacting the tires and sore back tire was a little low so about 15 miles of today's trip has been done on this bike with half full rear tire makes a little more difficult. clark says veterans like virkus need the support. it's an honor and and privilege you don't have to be a veteran you can be a civilian you today's full ride from emmonds to clarion was about 74 miles. an
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