JACKSONVILLE, AL (WBRC)- A man who paints murals of the American flag is leaving a special work of art for Jacksonville's war heroes.
Scott Lobaido painted a mural on the back of the Jacksonville High School field house. Part of the reason, he says, is to inspire young citizens. But it's also positioned where it can be seen by Ben Tomlinson, a paraplegic veteran who fought in Afghanistan. The family of Capt. Kyle Comfort, who was killed in that same country, can also see the mural.
Lobaido says he travels across the country paying tribute to America's veterans.
"These are the guys that are heroes. They're my heroes, you know. So I decided as I became the 'American Flag' artist, that why not bring these flags to them," Lobaido said.
Lobaido will paint one very quickly Sunday night for auction purposes at the beginning of the "Lieutenant Dan Band" concert featuring actor Gary Sinise. The concert will benefit Tomlinson.