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Volunteers gather to help honor Cpl. Vernon "Doug" Presswood

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Residents of Pinckneyville along with soldiers from Scott Air Force Base prepare to place flags along the route to the final resting place of Cpl Vernon "Doug" Presswood whose body was brought back the Heartland earlier this week.

Cpl. Pressword served overseas during the Korean War where his body was found and now he will be laid to rest in his hometown.

Flags will line both sides of Rt. 13 for Saturday's service.

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