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City of Athens honors veterans

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Veterans rode in the Athens Veterans Day parade. Veterans rode in the Athens Veterans Day parade.
ATHENS, AL (WAFF) -

The city of Athens held its 6th annual Veterans Day parade on Saturday.

Hundreds came out to show their support for those who fought for our nation's freedom. Congressman Mo Brooks also attended in order to celebrate the men and woman of our armed forces.

Carmen Montgomery, Alice Rogers, and Louise Steel were the Grand Marshals of the parade. Montgomery and Rogers were both nurses during World War II, and Steel was an honorary marshal.

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