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Ceremony honors Vietnam War veterans

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Georgia veterans gathered on Thursday to pay tribute to the lives lost in the Vietnam War.

A 50th anniversary commemoration ceremony was held at the state Capitol. More than 250,000 soldiers from Georgia served during the Vietnam War. Nearly 1,600 of them were killed in action.

On Thursday, veterans, along with Gov. Nathan Deal, paid tribute to those who made the ultimate sacrifice.
    
A commemorative flag honoring the lives lost during the war was also presented during the event.

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