Cooper Flagg from Newport, Maine, has won almost as many awards as he has basketball games.

Having Cooper Flagg call Maine home is extremely exciting. This high school basketball player has been compared to LeBron James and Kobe Bryant for years! His latest accolade is being named Gatorade Player of the Year. Next year, he's off to Duke University. For the first time in a long time, Mainers will be Blue Devil fans!

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Cooper's journey is remarkable when you consider that he, his twin Ace, and their brother Hunter were all premature babies. That's why the family has committed to supporting the Ronald McDonald House in Portland any way they can.

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In August 2004, Hunter Flagg was born at MMC at 24 weeks, weighing just 1 lb. 10 oz. His twin brother, Ryder, passed away at two days old. The family was able to stay at the RMH in Portland for the duration of Hunter's 109-day hospital stay until he was strong enough to go home. In December of 2006, Kelly Flagg was again admitted to MMC as a high-risk patient, pregnant with twins. Ace and Cooper were born three weeks later at 35 weeks. But the twins grew strong quickly, and at just four days old on Christmas Day, they went home.

You can help the Ronald McDonald House and show your support for the Flagg brothers with 'In Flagg We Trust'

Expose Design
Expose Design

Victor Rios from Expose Design designed the 'In Flagg We Trust' shirts, hoodies, caps, and beanies (limited amount) to support Maine Basketball's Cooper and Ace Flagg. He received the family's blessing, especially since a portion of the sales goes to the Ronald McDonald House Charities in Portland. It was important to the Flagg family to give back to the RMHC, which was there for them in their time of need. They have raised thousands of dollars for the RMHC. You can help and get some cool merch at up to 20% off!

Expose Design handles all of the production, website, and sales of the merchandise. Then, on behalf of the Flagg Family, $5 of each shirt sold will be donated to the Ronald McDonald House in Portland. Getting something from In Flagg We Trust is not only helping a good cause. but capturing a piece of history!

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