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4th of July Veterans Ceremony in Neillsville

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 NEILLSVILLE (WKOW) -- A special 4th of July ceremony for Wisconsin veterans on Friday.

Veterans, along with their families and friends gathered in Neillsville at Highground Veterans Memorial Park.
   
The event honored vets from every war and included guest speakers and patriotic music.    
   
Organizers say the ceremony and park are ways veterans can heal, and be honored for the time they served.

World War II veteran John George says,"It enlightens my mind it gets me into the situation where I can talk about it because most of the time I can't say anything."

This is the 30th year Highgrounds Veterans Park has hosted the event.



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