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Tribute to heroes: Wayne County thanks those who served

By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on November 12, 2008 1:46 PM

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News-Argus/GREG SOUSA

Kate Hoover, 3, waves a U.S. flag during the annual Veterans Day Parade in downtown Goldsboro.

News-Argus/GREG SOUSA

Ed Shumate, a retired pilot, remembers flying a C-47 during World War II and how he carried a U.S. flag with him on missions over China and Burma. He brought that flag with him to the annual Veterans Day Parade in Goldsboro Tuesday.

Ed Shumate reaches a hand into his pocket before revealing the tattered piece of silk he has carried around for more than 60 years. "It's about to go, isn't it?" he said. "But you should still be able to make...

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