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Warsaw gathers to hold area's first parade to honor veterans

By Laura Collins
Published in News on November 8, 2009 1:50 AM

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Linda Thompson, Ladies Auxiliary president for VFW Post 9810 in Warsaw, left, and Sammie Southerland, Auxiliary secretary, lay a wreath at Veterans Park before the town's Veterans Day parade.

WARSAW -- As World War II was coming to an end, Ralph Vernon, 84, was given a task that he would remember forever. At the time, he didn't realize the weight of its significance, but 65 years later, it's clear....

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