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Hundreds Welcome Home Vietnam Vets

    DECATUR- After 50 years, Vietnam Veterans have received a welcome home in the Soy City. 
    Polfire trucksrucks and motorcycles drove from Forsyth down US 51 to the Ameren plaza to honor veterans. 
    Vietnam vets were greeted by the municipal band playing patriotic songs and a "welcome home" ceremony-- where they were praised and thanked by multiple speakers.
    The event was put on by Ameren Illinois with help from many local veterans groups.   
    This is the first year they've held the event.  They'd like for it to continue into the future. 
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