By Anica Padilla

STEAMBOAT SPRINGS, Colo. (CBS4) – Two students planted thousands of flags in Steamboat Springs this week to honor the lives taken on Sept. 11, 2001.

(credit: Shannon Lukens)

Twins Kendra and Paxton Sollars are seniors at Steamboat Springs High School. They planted the flags on the lawn of Yampa Valley Bank, along Highway 40, for the 9-11 Never Forget Project.

Paxton and Kendra Sollars (credit: Steamboat Radio)

“This project is done every year to remember and honor the lives lost on today,” Kendra said. “We’ve had help from multiple groups around the community.”

(credit: Shannon Lukens)

This year, the flags were planted in rows that are six feet apart, to mark the impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

Anica Padilla

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