February 28th, 2014
09:19 AM ET

Patriotic Trash Collector Saves American Flag

In today's edition of the "Good Stuff," a garbage man saves an American flag. CNN's Chris Cuomo reports.

According to Portland television station KATU, last week trash collector Jeremy Fischer found an American flag in the street that had blown off a neighbor's flagpole.

Fischer took the time to pause on his route and fold the flag up military-style saying "There's a lot of sacrifice, a lot of hope, a lot of other stuff that is the American flag. I figured since so many people have died for that the least I could do was pick it up."

Fischer wasn't expecting a thank you and didn't tell anyone about the flag, but neighbor Nancy Neet looked out her window at the right moment and was touched by what she saw.

Neet made sure people knew about what happened after that, posting a kind message on the garbage company's Facebook page thanking Fischer for what he did.

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