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Veterans Day: Local residents pause to honor all who protect freedom
Events in Gainesville mark holiday with patriotic ceremonies
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Craig German, president of the Vietnam Veterans of America chapter 772, places a wreath at the front of the sanctuary during a Veterans Day event at Lakewood Baptist Church in Gainesville, on Saturday, Nov. 11, 2017. - photo by David Barnes
Residents were in quiet reserve Saturday taking time to honor and remember the nation’s veterans. Veterans Day in Gainesville began with a wreath ceremony at Rock Creek Veterans Park, followed by a program at Lakewood Baptist Church.