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Traveling Vietnam Wall makes stop in West Virginia


The Parkersburg News and Sentinel

A silent memorial of a helmet, rifle and boots stands in front of the Traveling Vietnam Wall Memorial as two Vietnam veterans talk Thursday at City Park.
(News and Sentinel photo by Jeff Baughan)

PARKERSBURG, W.Va. — A little rain did not stop the Traveling Vietnam Wall from being opened to the public on Thursday in City Park.

Dedication ceremonies began at 6 p.m. inside the pavilion with Larry “Mad Max” Maxwell as master of ceremonies welcoming everyone in attendance.

“I lost a good friend whose name is on that wall,” Maxwell said.

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