Matt Uhrin, known by many simply as "FedEx Guy," made headlines last month when he snagged a burning flag away from protestors while wearing his work uniform.

Monday night the American Legion Post in Marion honored Matt for his intervention in the burning of the American flag. He was presented with a certificate of appreciation.

After the meeting, Matt spoke about why he acted. "I just couldn't let it happen," he said. "In my head my morals told me that I had to stand up for it and I did."

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