PATRIOTISM: Texas Marine Amputee runs Boston Marathon Carrying American Flag (VIDEO)

A retired Texas marine who lost a leg while in combat ran the Boston Marathon while carrying an American flag in an amazing display of patriotism.

The Washington Examiner reported:

Retired Texas Marine Staff Sgt. Jose Sanchez is a recovering amputee, but that didn’t stop him from leaving an indelible mark on this year’s Boston Marathon.

Sanchez was injured in 2011 while serving in Afghanistan and has been private about the incident until now.Democrats

For five years, a gift Sanchez received from his fellow Marines remained unopened. Yet, it was that gift that changed his perspective and spurred him from his antisocial state.

The gift was a large American flag signed by his fellow troops with notes of encouragement and inspiration.

Sanchez was determined to not merely put the flag away, but to display it in honor of the troops who motivated him to get past his anger and depression and find a positive outlet to give back. So he proudly displayed the flag as he ran the Boston Marathon.


While liberals across the United States burn American flags and show blatant hatred for the United States, this patriot who was seriously injured refuses to stop showing his lover for America!

What a truly inspirational story!

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