Skip to comments.This Little Boy Held A Salute For An Hour [powerful VIDEO]
Posted on 06/21/2015 3:06:46 AM PDT by UMCRevMom@aol.com
In June of 2014, an 11 year-old boy travelled to Normandy, France in honor of the seventieth anniversary of D-Day. While there, he launched a project called Project Vigil in which he spent four days tourists about three paratroopers who were buried in the American Cemetery.
The boy had planned on wearing his WWII-style uniform to the official D-Day celebration, but local police wouldnt allow him to do so. Undeterred, the boy threw on his uniform and headed to Omaha Beach with his American Flag.
The boy planted the flag in the sand and spent an hour staring towards the water in a salute to honor all those who fought and died there on D-Day.
If you somehow make it to the 5:02 part without breaking into tears, you definitely will then!
With Memorial Day just around the corner, this is the perfect video to ring in the celebrations and honor those who fought and died for our country.
Surprisingly, I felt pride as a Dad and not for a son ....
See, when you get down, and think nothing is going to right this ship, lead this country, get us back on track and focusing on the things that really matter...
Someone, a 11 year old kid, in a foreign country, gets it, understand the history...
And leads the way...
There is hope...
And the people today who do not have the courage the honor to fill a thimble, those that are doing things to actively bring about the demise of our Representative Republic...
They (the enemy) will not be around forever...
Thank you for posting this.
An 11 year old young MAN! What can one say? That visual of him on the beach is the PRIDE OF ALL AMERICA. Thank you son and thank you mother and dad for raising this fine young man.
I was wrong.
God bless those fine and brave men who lived and died, not only on the D-Day beaches and drive to liberate Europe from the Fascist Axis, but all those sacrificed so much to bring the civilized world through very dark and dismal days. Their spirit lives on through those who serve today and honors those who came before.
Wow. Wow. Wow.
Awesome video. Bookmarked.
Oh my goodness. I kept it together until the veteran played TAPS. Then I completely lost it. Thanks for posting this, UMCRevMom. Absolutely beautiful, heart warming and patriotic.
Very Moving clip. Thanks for sharing it!
Two minutes in I was already streaming tears, by the time TAPS began I was a total wreck... God Bless The USA!
Sometimes I think there is no hope for America, this young man made me ashamed of such thoughts “We The People” are suppose to be in control it is way past time we take our Republic back, the hearts, souls and blood of our American fighters demand it, when will we hear and heed the call.
Wow, just wow. Gives me hope. One 11 year old boy. Please God give us many more of them such as this.
Something like this speaks more to this boy’s parents and how they are raising him than anything else.
After all of what this fine young man did there, he APOLIGIZES at the end??? Oh my goodness, apologize for what son? You were/are and inspiration to all us old coots, there is hope for America. Oh my........
Whatever your name is SON, I nominate you for President in the year you turn eligible.
Imagine this image of him on the beach. Then someone smart could insert around him all the misfit youths of today destroying this country, all the while he is quietly, undaunted & daringly standing there with that salute and flag. What an awesome scene that would be.
He is standing there saluting all the men and women who sacrificed themselves to give freedom to this generation of MISFITs that don't deserve it.
God Bless you young man, as you have surely bless all of us. Keep the courage to do what's right.
Ok, I will try to hold it back for a while.. wow, wow, wow.
They should have wiped some of that salty mist off of the camera lens. The video was too blurry.
For Memorial Day, lest I forget. Note: this topic is from 6/21/2015. Thanks UMCRevMom for posting it, and thanks momtothree for the link.
Project Vigil: D-Day 2014, The saluting boy on Omaha beach
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