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FedEx driver, a former Marine, sees a fallen American flag in a yard. Watch what he does next

A FedEx driver who is a former Marine took the time to show respect for the flag in the midst of a busy delivery day. (Image source: CNN video screenshot)

A FedEx driver who is also a former Marine saw that the wind had taken down a flagpole in a yard. An American flag was laying on the ground.

The driver, Mike King, decided to do something about it.

"He stopped and took took time out of what is surely one of his busiest delivery weeks to pick up our flags and fold them and place them safely on a box that was on our porch," said Gail Cook, the resident of the home.

King didn't have a package to deliver to Cook's home, but he stopped anyway. He picked up the American flag, and ceremonially folded the flag into a triangular shape.

Cook was so pleased by what King did (she saw it on her home security camera later) that she posted on Facebook.

"Today our flag pole broke with the high winds," Cook wrote. "The FedEx driver saw this when he was driving by and stopped. He not only picked up the flag but folded it properly and put it away safely on our porch. Thanks FedEx!!! I hope he gets the recognition he deserves, I can't thank him enough!"

King replied, "It's the Marine way, would have done better justice for Lady glory if the wind wasn't gusting at 50 lol. You and Eric (her husband) are welcome I couldn't just drive by and do nothing."


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