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Virginia City honors troops with Celebration of Heroes Memorial Day Parade

Willie and Kim Teepe brought their 9-year-old son, William, out to Virginia City Saturday to help him recognize the importance of the troops and remember their sacrifice.

Patty Smith came out adorned with the dog tags of her son Sgt. Timothy M. Smith, who made the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq in April 2008.

They, along with hundreds of others, lined the streets of the Nevada mining town-turned-time capsule for the annual Celebration of Heroes Memorial Day Parade, featuring displays from veteran's associations, electioneering by local officials and hope-to-be officials, and more. The more includes the dancing horses that drew wide-eyed …

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The Nevada Appeal Updated May 27, 2012 04:39AM Published May 27, 2012 04:38AM Copyright 2012 The Nevada Appeal. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.