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Scouts restore flagpole veteran lost to vandals

Scouts restore flagpole veteran lost to vandals

Scouts restore flagpole veteran lost to vandals

U.S. Army veteran Leland Riggs, 97, c...


One Saturday morning last November, Leland Riggs, 97, a veteran of the World War II Battle of Guadalcanal, was surprised and saddened to find his American flag and its 20-foot pole missing from his front yard. A landmark to neighbors, Riggs' lighted flag is flying again through the efforts of Boy Scouts of Troop 342.


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