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Ivey orders flags lowered to honor Hank Aaron

Despite no breeze to unfurl them on an overcast day, flags at the Alabama Capitol have been...
Despite no breeze to unfurl them on an overcast day, flags at the Alabama Capitol have been lowered to honor the life of native son and baseball legend Hank Aaron on Jan. 22, 2021.(Source: WSFA)
Published: Jan. 22, 2021 at 12:16 PM CST
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WSFA) - Gov. Kay Ivey has ordered the immediate lowering of flags to half-staff to honor the life of Alabama native and baseball legend Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron.

Aaron died Friday morning at the age of 86.

Gov. Kay Ivey ordered flags lowered to half-staff Friday in honor of Alabama native and...
Gov. Kay Ivey ordered flags lowered to half-staff Friday in honor of Alabama native and baseball legend Hank Aaron.(Source: Gov. Kay Ivey's press office)

Ivey’s order requires flags remain lowered in Aaron’s honor until sunset.

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