11-Yr-Old Boy Holds Salute For 1 Hour, Inspires Beachgoers To Join In Moving Tribute.

Boy saluting with flag on Omaha beach

On June 6th, 2014 a young boy stood on Omaha beach dressed in a WWII uniform holding an America flag. He was there with his dad to pay tribute to all the soldiers who fought and died on this very beach 70 years ago to fight for freedom.

But what he did there for a school project has now inspired millions! That’s because he stood on that beach holding a salute for an hour and a half, only breaking it to wipe tears from his eyes.

His dedication to honoring those who fought for our freedom is deeply moving, and honestly so humbling because he was only 11 years old and yet had such a profound understanding of what true sacrifice means.

Please share this deeply moving video to inspire others to remember and honor all those who fought and died for our freedom.

Want more good news?

Sign up for Smile, our free daily good news email with over 600,000 happy and optimistic subscribers!

You share, we give!
Every time you share an article, we donate to Smile Train to provide life-changing cleft surgeries to children in need.

$16.02 raised today! Learn more here.

Share to Give!

Every time you share an article, we donate to Smile Train to help provide life-changing cleft surgeries to children in need. Spread good news, change lives! Learn more here.

$16.02 raised today!

Want to be happier in just 5 minutes a day? Sign up for Morning Smile and join over 455,000+ people who start each day with good news.

Loading...