WWII vet, 97, takes a knee in support of anthem protests
9:50 AM, Sep 25, 2017
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) - On a day when NFL teams grabbed the nation’s attention by coordinating demonstrations during the national anthem, a 97-year-old World War II veteran went viral with a solitary show of support for the protests.
Brennan Gilmore posted a Twitter picture Sunday morning of his grandfather, John Middlemas, kneeling while wearing a veteran’s cap.