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FedEx Tweets About The Fate Of The Bada*s Employee Who Saved The American Flag

While still wearing his FedEx uniform, Matt Uhrin walked into a group of protesters in Iowa City, Iowa and grabbed an American flag before it could be burned. When the protesters attempted to light a second flag on fire, Uhrin returned with a fire extinguisher and took that flag as well.

Following the incident, Uhrin did not issue a comment to the Iowa Press-Citizen, except to say his actions were not related to his employer. Here is a clip of the incident:
After the scuffle, two protesters were arrested for violating the city's burn ordinance.

Here are some tweets from Twitter users and FedEx regarding the incident: An online petition also circulated, urging FedEx to continue to employ Uhrin. It quickly reached its goal of 10,000 signatures.

FedEx tweeted that they had reviewed the incident and had no plans to terminate Uhrin:
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