VIRAL IMAGE: Boy keeps American flag from touching ground

HAYDEN LAKE, Idaho (KTRK) -- A young boy in Idaho is gaining national attention for a photo showing an act of patriotism.

It shows Jack LeBreck, who's a fifth grader, lying on the ground and making sure no part of the American flag touches the ground.

The woman who took the photo says two boys were taking down the school's flag last week and were struggling to fold it.

"Wow! I just watched the most amazing act of patriotism! Was waiting to pick up my children from school when three boys took down the flag. They were having a hard time making sure it didn't touch the ground when the third boy laid under it to honor not letting it touch the ground," Amanda Reallan wrote on Facebook.

The flag almost scraped the ground and that's when Jack decided to lay underneath it to protect it.

Reallan's post has been shared more than 20,000 times with many applauding Jack for what he did.
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