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American flags wave at Lorenzi Park to honor veterans

The Nevada Garden Club held its annual Veterans Day ceremony Wednesday, planting 200 flags at Lorenzi Park. This year’s ceremony was smaller than previous years because of the COVID-19 pandemic but still held significance since Veterans Day parades were canceled.

“People forget about war and how tragic it is to some. We need to celebrate and remember our veterans,” said Beverly Noyer, member and second vice president of the Nevada Garden Club.

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Biden praises airlift, defends departure from ‘forever war’

Faced with tough questions about leaving Afghanistan, including Americans left behind, President Joe Biden planned to address the nation Tuesday about the way forward after 20 years of U.S. war.

The broken door of a house is seen after U.S. drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, Sunday, Aug. ...
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