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9/11 events held in Stoddard, Perry Counties

The Heartland, along with the rest of the nation will pause Sunday, to commemorate the 10-year anniversary of the worst terrorist attack on US soil.

Today, dozens gathered outside in Dexter along Stoddard Street for a 9/11 remembrance service.

The Dexter First United Methodist Church put on the event.

They sang, prayed, and held a moment of silence, all in remembrance of the day that changed America.

And, a there was big turnout for the 2nd Annual Vets and Fallen Heroes' Poker Run.

More than 100 people came out for the 125-mile scenic route that took them through towns such Pocahontas, Altenburg, Perryville, Marble Hill and Jackson.

The event benefits the Missouri Veteran's Home.

There were plenty of other events throughout the day including an auction and live entertainment.

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