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Graber wins trip to New York for best flag design of the Seattle Seahawks

Posted: Wednesday, Dec 26th, 2012

Andy Graber holds the flag he designed to win a trip to New York City, NY.. Graber attended the first game of the NFL regular season, met the NFL commissioner and football legend Shaun Alexander from his favorite football team, the Seattle Seahawks. (Photo courtesy of Andy Graber)

NEW YORK — It had not always been easy rooting for the Seattle Seahawks for Andy Graber, but he stayed with them through thick and thin, never expecting anything in return but an exciting game from his favorite professional football team. In early September, however, all of his loyalty finally came to fruition.

The National Football League promoted a sweepstakes competition to its viewers to design a flag for their favorite team. The flags either needed to be designed and submitted, or an essay written on what the perfect flag for his or her favorite team would look like.

Few could have guessed that the best Seattle Seahawk flag design would be Graber’s all the way from Rockford.

For the complete article see the 12-23-2012 issue.

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