Cody Alicea, 13, said he put a flag there as a show of support for the veterans in his family. But officials at Denair Middle School told him he couldn`t fly it, saying some students had complained.

Alicea said since the controversy, people have been honking and waving at him as he goes down the street. However, the school said it changed its view, and now Alicea can fly his flag.

"Well, I didn`t really want to make it an issue, I just like flying my country`s flag. I like being patriotic. So I thought I`d keep it on there," Alicea said.

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