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See photos of the giant American Flag flown on the Mackinac Bridge

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Posted at 2:30 PM, May 29, 2017
and last updated 2017-05-29 14:30:37-04

Workers hung a giant American Flag from the Mackinac Bridge on Monday morning to celebrate Memorial Day.

The flag was up for a few hours, but had to be taken down around 11 a.m. due to high winds, a worker told MLive.

Despite being taken down, the flag made the rounds on social media with praise from many people.

Check out the best photos below.

 

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Home of the free because of the brave.

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#memorialday2017 #thankful #foryourservice

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Happy Memorial Day!

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Happy Memorial Day

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Mighty Mac #puremichigan #mackinacbridge #fog #memorialdayweekend

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#landofthefree #upperpenninsula

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Happy Memorial Day!

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An awesome way to honor all who lost their lives to preserve our freedom, thank you.

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God Bless The USA Thank you to all the service men and women who protect US citizens around the world #memorialday

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