Maga Erpelding, of Bettembourg, Luxembourg, clutches the American Flag as she listens to the Veterans Day service at Riverside Park on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, in Bonita Springs.  Erpelding, who is vacationing in Southwest Florida, was five-years-old when Allied soldiers liberated her hometown after four years of German occupation. 'I hold onto the flag because I feel part of America today. We feel honored to give tribute,' Erpelding said. David Albers/Staff

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Maga Erpelding, of Bettembourg, Luxembourg, clutches the American Flag as she listens to the Veterans Day service at Riverside Park on Wednesday, Nov. 11, 2009, in Bonita Springs. Erpelding, who is vacationing in Southwest Florida, was five-years-old when Allied soldiers liberated her hometown after four years of German occupation. "I hold onto the flag because I feel part of America today. We feel honored to give tribute," Erpelding said. David Albers/Staff

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