Boy caught on family's doorbell camera adorably reciting the Pledge of Allegiance

A Virginia family installed a doorbell camera to catch an American flag vandal, but instead they ended up with an adorable and now-viral video.

As they searched the footage for the culprit, Mike and Jessica Satterthwaite saw their five-year-old son, Preston, standing in front of the flag and reciting the Pledge of Allegiance.

In an interview Monday on “Fox & Friends," Mike Satterthwaite said his son helped him put the flag outside the front door around the Fourth of July.

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“As we were installing it [the American Flag], I was explaining the importance of why we respect the flag and how we could never let it hit the ground,” Satterthwaite recalled.

He said a few weeks ago the family noticed the flag was "ripped out" and on the ground as they drove Preston to school.

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“Preston was pretty upset that the flag was touching the ground,” Satterthwaite said.

He said he was advised by his wife to install a Ring doorbell camera to keep a lookout for the person who may attempt to sabotage their American flag again. The couple discovered that after a recent bike ride with his dad, Preston had stopped to say the Pledge.

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Preston, now in kindergarten, said he learned the Pledge of Allegiance at school and even recited it again on the show.