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Veterans honored in Port St. Lucie

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. - Veterans are being honored around South Florida and across the country.

In Port Saint Lucie the city held a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park.

Hundreds of people showed up, lining the streets to pay tribute to our country's heroes.

Among them was one Army veteran carrying an American Flag who ran several miles to the site of the ceremony.

"We wrote a blank check for the United States of America, saying that we'll do whatever we have to do to protect the freedom of the United States, so I just wanted to raise awareness,” Army veteran Kevin Perkins said.

Several military veterans group were in attendance. They and the young men and women preparing to enter the military were thanked for their service.

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