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Vietnam veterans honored in Marathon County exhibit

Wausau, Wisc. (WAOW) — The Faces of Vietnam Veterans from Wisconsin are on display this May at the Marathon County Historical Society.

The exhibit is part of a national effort to put a photo to every name on the Vietnam Veterans Memorial Wall in Washington D.C.

The exhibit shows the name and face of every Wisconsinite listed on the wall, categorized by their county.

The historical society will host a Welcome Reception on May 4, from 1-4 p.m.

The names of the veterans will be read in a ceremony on May 27 at 2 p.m.

A special event focusing on guilt, survivorship, and the trauma of war will be held by the historical society on June 1, at 2 p.m.

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Tom Lally

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