Preparations for Pepperdine's annual flag display to mark the anniversary of the 9/11 attacks have begun. Founded seven years ago by then-student Ryan Sawtelle, who stayed up all night with a group of friends to place the flags in time for the Sept. 11 sunrise, the simple and moving memorial instantly drew reverent crowds. These days, the flags go up well before the anniversary of the attacks and stay up well after.
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