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Traveling veterans memorial installed in Bonita Springs

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- Visitors read the names of soldiers killed in Vietnam on the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall as it is installed at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.

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DAVID ALBERS/STAFF - Visitors read the names of soldiers killed in Vietnam on the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall as it is installed at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.

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- Vietnam veteran Bruce Peters, a seasonal Estero resident from Buffalo, Minn., locates the names of three fellow soldiers he served with after helping to install the American Veterans Traveling Tribute at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Fort Myers resident Ralph Janas searches for the names of friends on the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall as it is installed at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- John Barron, the director of operations for the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall, secures the flags of branches of the military, veterans groups and the Republic of South Vietnam to the installation's Vietnam memorial at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Volunteers, including Buffalo, Minn. resident Bruce Peters, center, and Bonita Springs resident Roman Feliciano, right, work to install the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Veteran Phil Smith, of Bonita Springs, helps to install the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- The names of soldiers killed in Vietnam adorn the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall as it is installed at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Veteran Phil Smith, of Bonita Springs, takes in the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall after volunteering to help install the traveling memorial at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Bonita Springs firefighter Terry Bonnell works to install the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Volunteers carry sections of the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall during the installation of the traveling memorial at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Fort Myers resident Ralph Janas searches for the names of friends on the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall as it is installed at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Volunteers carry sections of the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall during the installation of the traveling memorial at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Fort Myers resident Ralph Janas searches for the names of friends on the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall as it is installed at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Fort Myers resident Ralph Janas searches for the names of friends on the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall as it is installed at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Volunteer Kathleen Goodwin, of Bonita Springs, helps, John Barron, the director of operations for the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall, to secure the flags of branches of the military, veterans groups and the Republic of South Vietnam to the installation's Vietnam memorial at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Volunteers place sections of the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall during the installation of the traveling memorial at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- The names of soldiers killed in Vietnam adorn the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall as it is installed at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
  • DAVID ALBERS/STAFF
- Volunteers place sections of the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall during the installation of the traveling memorial at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- The names of soldiers killed in the War on Terror adorn a memorial setup with the American Veterans Traveling Tribute at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Visitors read the names of soldiers killed in Vietnam on the American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall as it is installed at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Veteran Dan Aloisi, of Bonita Springs, helps to install the American Veterans Traveling Tribute at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.
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- Vietnam veteran Bruce Peters, a seasonal Estero resident from Buffalo, Minn., locates the names of three fellow soldiers he served with after helping to install the American Veterans Traveling Tribute at Riverside Park on Friday, Nov. 8, 2013, in Bonita Springs.

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