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Local Veterans honored at parade

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DUNCAN, OK (KSWO) -Veterans lined the streets of downtown Duncan Saturday at the annual Veterans Parade.

It's hosted by VFW Post 1192.

This year was dedicated to specifically honoring the World War II Veterans in Southwest Oklahoma.

Daniel Leal, The Commander of Post 1192 says it makes him emotional seeing all the people who come out to support the Veterans and it's important to keep this tradition alive.

<The young people need to realize what they did for this nation and continue to do," said Leal. "The importance of all of this is so it brings the veterans together and shows them that the people do respect what they did and honor them for that. That's always a joy to me."
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After the parade, the VFW hosted a luncheon open to anyone.

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