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The sun beamed down onto the park as families gathered, but they endured the outdoor heat so they could honor the men and women who had made the ultimate sacrifice. 

Residents from Oconee County and beyond gathered at the Oconee Veterans Park at noon on Monday in order to honor American soldiers who died while defending their country in combat. 

For more on this story, see the May 30 edition of The Oconee Enterprise, on sale now at convenience stores and grocery stores and newspaper boxes throughout Oconee County. To subscribe, call (706) 769-5175 or visit the tab on our website. 

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