Despite the hot temperatures, thousands met the challenge again to honor the heroes who Memorial Day is for.
Thousands of people in Dallas joined the Carry the Load march downtown in honor of fallen soldiers.
Many in attendance had family or friends they were walking for, but the event is as much for the general public as it is for service members.
When Glen Dare marches again this Memorial Day, 24 hours overnight for Carry the Load, five names on his 80-pound pack will go with him.
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DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Thousands gathered in Dallas to honor fallen service members and first responders in the “Carry the Load” memorial march, officials say.
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(Dallas, TX) CW33 – When you think of Memorial Day weekend, a lot of people think, barbecue, beer, boats. But the top of that list should always be to remember those who gave up everything for our freedom.
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(FOX News US)– “There is nothing wrong with barbequing or going to the beach. But people in my generation seem to have forgotten why we have the holiday in the first place, which is to pay due respect to those who served and died. We want to change that,” says Stephen Holley, a former Navy SEAL and co-founder of the non-profit Carry the Load.
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