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12/12/09-Longview

Wreathes Across America Observed In Longview

      A world-wide effort to recognize fallen American veterans, was observed in Longview today, in a solemn ceremony. At Rosewood park memorial gardens, veterans and members of the Gregg county civil air patrol, paid tribute to fallen soldiers through U-S history. At 11-am, ceremonies world-wide converged to the laying of wreathes at veterans graves from Alaska to Texas, Normandy to Iraq. All military branches were honored along with the traditional playing of taps and a 21-gun salute. American legion members, veterans of foreign wars , and patriot guard members were on hand for today's ceremony. Bob Hallmark reporting/bhallmark@kltv.com

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