"Flagman" receives his own honor

Published 12/05 2012 05:12PM

Updated 12/06 2012 10:34AM

CHAMPAIGN -- The "Flag Man" is heading to the Capital to be honored for his service. Larry Eckhardt left for Washington D.C. Wednesday. 

The Patriot Guard escorted him to the Indiana border. They had a group of cars and motorcycles decorated with flags. Eckhardt has put up more than 2,000 flags during military funerals, welcome homes and honor flights.

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