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Parade, program honors Dawson veterans
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Attendees of the 12th annual Veterans Day celebration on Nov. 11 waved flags as Kevin Woody, the Dawson County Junior High chorus director, sang Proud to be an American. The program was followed by a parade through the streets of downtown Dawsonville. - photo by Allie Dean Dawson County News
Friday marked Dawsonville's 12th annual Veteran's Day celebration. A free lunch was held at Dawson County Junior High school on Nov. 11for all veterans and their families, followed by a program and parade. At the beginning of the program, a recorded message from actor Gary Sinise, popularly known for his role as Lieutenant Dan in the film Forrest Gump, was played to the gathered audience.