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Vietnam vets encouraged to welcome wall

The Traveling Vietnam Memorial Wall will be coming to Mills Park Oct. 25-28 for the inaugural celebration of “Battle Born Days,” and organizers are encouraging all local Vietnam and Vietnam-era veterans to participate in the procession bringing the Wall into town.The 360-foot-long mobile memorial is a replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. It’s one of four such walls that travel across the United States serving as tributes to the more than 58,000 Americans who died in the Vietnam War. A traveling wall hasn’t been in Carson City since 1991.“We want to make this a ‘coming home’ celebration …

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