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Lubbock 9/11 commemeration

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

Here at home dozens came together to remember and honor those who died during the 9/11 terror attacks, and to say thank you to those who continue to serve us every day.

VFW Post 24-66 here in Lubbock hosted a special 9/11 commemoration at the Lubbock area Veterans War Memorial this morning.

Commander Benny Guerror Jr. says Patriot Day is a time to not only look back at the tragedy that struck america - but forward to a better America.

"We're actually honoring our first responders who day in and day out give it their all to protect a stranger, to protect the innocent. so we're here to honor them and all who gave their lives to protect a stranger," said Guerrero. "If you continue to remember you'll actually empower our first responders to get sharper and better."

A special flag run was held at the memorial this morning to honor all first responders and those who have fought for our country. 

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