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Volunteers travel through Eau Claire, La Crosse in honor of fallen military veterans, first responders

Posted on Donna Kee

LA CROSSE, Wis. (WKBT) – Memorial day may be several weeks away, but volunteers marched through the area today in honor of veterans. They’re a part of the “Carry the Load” national relay to honor and remember our fallen military and first responders.

“So, I never served in the military, but this is my way as a civilian to give back,” said Hunter Lovelace, a Carry the Load photographer. “I’ve had several encounters in my life where first responders, firefighters, have been there to help police officers, and of course, I couldn’t be here doing this if it wasn’t for the sacrifices those made overseas .”

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