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Vietnam Veterans Honored as Part of Memorial Day Events Across Central Florida


A ceremony honoring the men and women who served during the Vietnam War is one of several events taking place across central Florida this Memorial Day. VITAS Healthcare and Dignity Memorial are choosing to honor Vietnam veterans in particular. They say those men and women who served in the largely unpopular war did not receive adequate resources and support when they returned to the United States. Florida’s Department of Veteran Affairs estimates nearly 500,000 Vietnam veterans are across the state, a large portion in central Florida alongside the Vietnamese who fought with them and later fled the island.
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A civil war era cannon was recently moved to the Confederate section of Greenwood Cemetery. The city of Orlando wants to move the “Johnny Reb” statue there too. Photo: Matthew Peddie, WMFE
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Intersection: Greenwood Cemetery’s Confederate Section


Last March a cannon that had stood outside the former Robert E. Lee Middle School was moved to Greenwood Cemetery. Now the cemetery might be getting a confederate monument to go with it. We visit a corner of Greenwood that honors the Civil War dead from the Confederate army and talk to Sexton Don Price about the history of the cemetery.
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