the House of Representatives formally encouraged Americans to fly the flag for 30 days, many had already displayed, worn or waved the red, white and blue.
left: Joe Donahoe, 11, Bobby Pinkerton, 11, and Dan Donahoe, 7, hold flags
as they watch rescue crews at the Pentagon a day after a commercial jet was steered into
the military complex.
Photos and text by Kathleen Johnston
Published Sept. 17, 2001