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Virginia Molhar, 78, of Lake Washington, center, held her hand over her heart during the 21-Gun Salute during the 8th Annual Veterans Day Flag Ceremony at the Sylvania Senior Center. Volunteers hand-crafted the boxes in which veterans flags are displayed for their families. During the ceremony, the volunteers presented the flag boxes to family members before the Lucas County Burial Corps performed Taps. Molhar accepted the flag box on behalf of her husband, Elmer.

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Mary Casey, who was representing Walker Funeral Home, addressed the several dozen people in attendance. Volunteers hand-crafted the boxes in which veterans flags are displayed for their families. Walker Funeral Home provided some sponsoring for the event.

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Flag boxes await distribution.

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Dr. Orlando Reyes-Cairo address the several dozen people in attendance.

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Mary Sue Carder, of Wilmington, teared up as she received a flag box on behalf of her brother, Jack Carder.

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Janet Watkins, 73, of Sylvania, left, Clynell Robinson, 73, of Swanton, center, and Virginia Molhar, 78, of Lake Washington, right, cover their hearts during Taps.

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Members of the Lucas County Burial Corps prepare for the 21-Gun Salute. During the ceremony, the volunteers presented the flag boxes to family members before the Lucas County Burial Corps performed Taps.

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