Veterans Visit WWII Memorial Despite Government Shutdown

Veterans Visit WWII Memorial Despite Government Shutdown

More than 100 veterans from Missouri, Kansas and Chicago visited the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C.
(WASHINGTON, D.C.) Shutdown or no shutdown, World War II veterans from Missouri and Kansas refused to be turned away from a memorial that honors them.

More than 100 veterans from Missouri, Kansas and Chicago visited the World War II Memorial in Washington D.C.

Despite being closed because of the shutdown, representatives from the National Park Service moved the barricades.

The veterans were flown in for free on what's known as an "Honor Flight."
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