The Hebdons went to a store of Beijing Jinggong Red Flag Factory to pick up a national flag of China. Scott said his little brother had a hobby of collecting the flags of countries around the world, and has already collected 52 of them. He planned to give his brother the Chinese national flag as a present for Thanksgiving.
"I've said for a long time and kept telling my friends that in 10 or 20 years, the United States and China will be much more closely allied and have a much closer friendship than what people may realize now," he added, "because we have lots of the same interests, especially economically. We may disagree politically, but economically we depend on each other. I think that will make our relationship much closer."