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9/11/02

Tahoka Shows Their Gratitude

In Tahoka, folks packed the football stadium to pray and sing songs in remembrance of the men and women who lost their lives on 9-11, and to celebrate the heroes who came together to try and ave them. NewsChannel 11 found out that Tahoka may be a small town, but they want the world to know they're gratitude is enormous.

"We want to be appreciative of them of their efforts to help those people that were in need. We know that that could've happened to us. That could've been right here in little bitty Tahoka, and we know that there are people risking their lives for us everyday, and we want everyone to know that does risk their lives everyday, we want to say thank you," says Cynthia Thomas, a Tahoka resident.

At the end of the ceremony, red, white, and blue balloons were released and a giant American flag was unfurled across the football field.

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