Wreaths Across America makes national call to stand out and wave flags to remember 9/11 anniversary

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COLUMBIA FALLS, Maine — On Friday, Sept. 11,  Wreaths Across America calls for every American to stand outside and wave a flag for one minute at 8:46 a.m. and then again at 9:03 a.m. At 8:46 a.m., On Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2001, five hijackers took control of American Airlines Flight 11 and flew it into the heart of New York City and the northern facade of the World Trade Center's North Tower (1 WTC). At 9:03 a.m., five other hijackers crashed United Airlines Flight 175 into the southern facade of the South Tower. Following the events of 9/11, three patriotic women (Elaine Greene, Joann Miller and Carmen Foote) were moved to find an old American flag they had stored at home and stand on a hill in Freeport, Maine, waving that flag to honor victims. These women became nationally-k
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