Sometimes it's the smallest good deeds that make the biggest difference.
A marine veteran working as a FedEx driver in Maryland has made headlines and moved the hearts of many in recent days. He made a spontaneous stop during his delivery shift to fold an American flag that fell to the ground was.
On November 28, Gail Cook of Ferndale shared video footage with Facebook, taken with her home security camera. In the clip, a FedEx driver stopped to pick up the American flag, which had landed on the ground after Cook's flagpole had been knocked down by strong winds, Fox reports. 13
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As the movie shows, the patriotic Good Samaritan parks his van, carefully picking the flag into the correct triangular fold and placing it securely on the front of the family porch before he leaves returns to his vehicle.
"Thanks, FedEx !!! I hope he receives the recognition he deserves, I can not thank him enough! Cook wrote on Facebook in a post that has since fallen more than 200 times.
"Semper Fi Marine. You are a great American Patrioit. "A fan wrote.
" Your Marine is an admirable group, you never lose that patriotic pride, "another agreed.
Through the Force In social media, the driver was revealed as Marine veteran Mike King, who even went down in history.
"It's the maritime way, if Lady Glory had done better justice, When the wind was not blowing at 50 Lol, you and Eric are welcome, I could not just drive past and do nothing, "King commented the post office.
According to The Baltimore Sun, the veteran has been delivering parcels to the Cook family for several years.
"He did that without knowing anyone was watching – he just did it because it's the right thing," Cook said at the end of the gesture. "We really appreciate that he took the time to do that for us."
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Meanwhile, FedEx praised King's actions to Sun
"FedEx Ground is proud of the many contributions our team members and dealers make daily for our local communities, "said one representative. "We commend the patriotic actions of Mike King, an employee of the service provider who took care of a fallen American flag while traveling."