Caught on camera: Boys outside NC fire hall stop playing to pause for flag raising

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A photo captured by a North Carolina fire department of two boys stopping a busy afternoon of playing to recognize an American flag being raised.

The picture taken by the Roseboro Fire Department shows the youngsters placing their hand over their heart has gone viral on Facebook with more than 2,900 shares and over 250 comments.

Fire chief Lee Coleman also told NBC affiliate WRAL that the boys recited the Pledge of Allegiance while standing for the flag.

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