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Posted: October 17, 2017

SEE IT: Roofers stand for national anthem in viral photo

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SEE IT: Roofers stand for national anthem in viral photo
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By Michelle Ewing, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

WATERVILLE, Maine —

A photo of three Maine roofers standing for the national anthem is going viral.

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According to WKRG, Michelle Lyons Cossar posted the photo to Facebook on Saturday after she spotted the roofers, who were standing on top of a house, acknowledging the anthem before a football game between Old Town and Waterville high schools.

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Standing for the National Anthem at the Old Town Waterville football game today and from behind the stands we hear, '...

Posted by Michelle Lyons Cossar on Saturday, October 14, 2017

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"Standing for the National Anthem at the Old Town Waterville football game today and from behind the stands we hear, 'Hey, look! They aren't kneeling.' When I turn to see who said it, this is what I saw...three men roofing a house and respecting the flag," she wrote.

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The post has been shared hundreds of times and sparked headlines nationally amid ongoing protests by NFL players.

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