Man Returns to Interstate 94 Overpass to Mark 11th 9/11 Anniversary
Hudson business owner and philanthropist Paul Rode is spending 24 hours waving the American flag on the Stagecoach Trail overpass over I-94 to help passing motorists remember the 11th anniversary of Sept. 11, 2001.
Over the past 11 years, Rode has advanced in his career. He now owns The Agave Kitchen and Charlie's Barbershop & Shave. He still buys a flag every year and returns to an Interstate 94 overpass and spends time waving the flag to passing motorists. All 11 of his flags for the years 2001-2011 now hang in his garage.
Just as he did last year, Rode and friends will wave flags on the Stagecoach Trail overpass over Interstate-94 for 24 hours. Firetrucks and EMS vehicles from area emergency services agencies are scheduled to drive past the flag wavers at 4:45 p.m. on Tuesday.
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Woodbury Patch coverage from the 10th anniversary:
A Lost 'Hart' (blog post)