Annual 9/11 Flag Tribute In West Sacramento

John Vinson's display originally started with 25 flags. It has since grown to 3,000.
Additional Flags John Vinson's display originally started with 25 flags. It has since grown to 3,000.
Fixing the flags in a track
Fixing the flags in a track
From above 2
From above 2
From above
From above
Volunteers help to install the flags.
Guy puts in flags 2 Volunteers help to install the flags.
More detail of the flags
More detail of the flags
Each flag represents a victim who died in the tragedy.
More flags from the ground Each flag represents a victim who died in the tragedy.
On the ground
On the ground
Preparing the flags to go out
Preparing the flags to go out
This year, Vinson added a tribute to those hurt and killed in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Putting in more flags This year, Vinson added a tribute to those hurt and killed in the Boston Marathon bombings.
Setting up flags
Setting up flags
"I remember how I felt that day, and I remember how I felt years later. So, I just try to keep the memory alive. You know, I really love this country and this is another way for me to give back a little," said Vinson.
The man behind the display "I remember how I felt that day, and I remember how I felt years later. So, I just try to keep the memory alive. You know, I really love this country and this is another way for me to give back a little," said Vinson.
Unrolling flags to be placed in the tracks
Unrolling flags to be placed in the tracks
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