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Local veteran’s collection boasts all 27 American Flags

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William Wardlaw reads from a sheet detailing the reasons for each ceremonial fold of the American Flag. Wardlaw has collected all 27 flags flown by the United States in our nation's history.

William Wardlaw loves his country, as evident by his one-of-a-kind collection.

The 90-year-old served his country in World War II and now fights a different battle against throat cancer. He and his wife, Frances, have been married for almost 30 years.

William Wardlaw shows off his Betsy Ross Flag, the first in our nation’s history. Wardlaw’s flags are held by a wooden piece, carved by Wardlaw’s son William B. Wardlaw Jr.

It wasn’t too long ago when the proud veteran, whose home is also covered in timeless and countless Coca-Cola memorabilia,

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