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‘Flag Man’ installs American flags in Youngsville neighborhood

Posted at 1:50 PM, May 27, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-27 14:50:24-04

A man in Youngsville is now known as the Flag Man after putting up over 250 flags in Sugar Mill Pond.

Bill Miller, according to the Advocate, just wanted to show his patriotism by putting out his own flag, but after a neighbor asked him to help put up their own, his job quickly expanded.

The paper says that Miller has installed 261 flags in the Sugar Mill Pond neighborhood in Youngsville as of Wednesday. He has done so many, he has now become known as “The Flag Man.”

Bill Miller arrives at a home to install a U.S. flag Wednesday, May 22, 2019, at the Sugar Mill Pond subdivision in Youngsville, La.
Advocate staff photo by LESLIE WESTBROOK

Miller even has a shirt with this title embroidered on it. He has been installing flags for several months now.

According to the Advocate, Miller,a retired construction consultant and project manager, installs the flag poles and flags free of charge.

He hopes to install more in the neighborhood before the 4th of July celebrations this year.

To read more about Miller, click here for The Advocate’s full article.