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Hayden Smith waits for the flames to die down before putting another flag into the fire.
After cutting up a flag to be retired, Hunter Jones places it in the fire in the Mancos Boy Scout Troop 518 flag retirement ceremony.
Michael Sparks cuts a flag as Hunter Jones holds it up during the Mancos Boy Scout Troop 518 flag retirement ceremony. See more photos on Page 2A.
As Hayden Smith holds the flag, Brennan Maestas cuts it into pieces to be burned.
Photos by Sam Green
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