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Military veterans feted in State House, at parades

They lit a candle for prisoners of war and those killed in action. They presented flowers to relatives of fallen service members. And they listened quietly as a soldier played taps, the somber notes echoing through the State House’s ornate Memorial Hall.

Veterans, current military service members, and their families were acknowledged and honored Monday morning by top state officials at a Beacon Hill ceremony marking Veterans Day.

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