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Georgia state officials hold annual Memorial Day ceremony

Published: May. 11, 2022 at 10:15 AM EDT
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ATLANTA (WRDW/WAGT) - The state of Georgia held its Memorial Day ceremony ahead of the holiday that’s at the end of the month.

Wednesday was the state’s day to remember the Georgia soldiers who have given their lives to protect our country.

Watch the video stream above.

Gov. Brian Kemp spoke about how much it meant for these service members to continue to fight for freedom.

“To those who have lost a loved one to service in our nation: Though we cannot begin to imagine the loss and challenges you have faced, we hold each of you in our hearts and prayers,” Kemp said.

Officials also highlighted the ways veterans suffer after combat from suicide and drug abuse.

Leaders also mentioned the bipartisan work in place to help those vets.

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