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Veterans celebrated during Paragould parade

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PARAGOULD, AR (KAIT) -

Hundreds lined the streets to honor veterans in Paragould Friday during the town’s annual parade.

Paragould resident Mark Niemeier said he is normally at work on Veterans Day, but had the day off this year to celebrate the holiday.

He was able to watch his granddaughter in the parade as well as honor America’s veterans.

“I think it’s awesome,” Niemeier said. “There’s so many stories that you read about the sacrifices that the veterans made as well as the veterans’ families. It’s the least we can do.”

A veteran’s ceremony took place at Collins Theater after the parade made it down Pruett Street. 

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