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Moving Wall to be in Seneca

The Moving Wall—a traveling replica of the Vietnam Veteran’s Memorial Wall in Washington, D.C.– will be in Seneca Thursday ( July 29th) through Monday, August 2nd.

The display will be available for viewing twenty-four hours a day in the City Park at 11th and Pioneer Streets and is free to the public.

A prayer serve and taps will be conducted every night at 7 p.m., except for Monday.

Saturday in Youth Day. An American Flag will be given to the first 1,000 youths who visit.

Members of American Legion Riders Post 21 in Seneca are sponoring the Moving Wall.

A spokesperson says they are sponsoring the display to honor and respect those that made the ultimate sacrifice, and to provide the opportunity for many people as possible to view the replica because travel to Washington D.C. isn’t possible for many.

As of January 1st, 2010, 58,262 names are listed on the Memorial. About 13-hundred those are listed as Missing in Action and Prisoners of War.

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