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Warrior Walk honors fallen soldiers in Lakeland

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LAKELAND, FL (WFLA) -

The fourth Annual Warrior Walk was held in Lakeland today drawing more than a thousand people to honor fallen bay area soldiers who were killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.

 Organizers say this is not a fund raiser but instead an opportunity for the community of Lakeland to give back and show they haven't forgotten about the fallen veterans.  

"It's a little medicine to my soul to know that even after 9 years since my brother passed away, I look at all these people and it just feels really good to know that people haven't forgotten and that it matters to them and that they are thankful" said Valerie Anderson.

More than 300 crosses were set up in front of the First Presbyterian Church to represent the local men and women killed in the line of duty.

 

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