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Veterans honored in East Prairie

Veteran Phonzie Brown Veteran Phonzie Brown
EAST PRAIRIE (KFVS) -

Veterans were honored in a ceremony held Saturday morning in East Prairie.

The high school alumni of East Prairie sponsored the ceremony, and attended by around 150 people at Veterans Memorial Park.

During the ceremony, all of those who died fighting in various wars were remembered and honored.

"It means a whole lot," said veteran Phonzie Brown. "It means we get to see some of our friends, families and so on.  It's worthwhile."

The National Anthem was sung after the presentation of the colors.

The high school honor choir also sang various military themed songs.

At the end of the ceremony, over 50 balloons were launched into the air.

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