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Vietnam vets get an overdue welcome home

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Jay and Leigh Livermore didn't get an official welcome when they returned home from the Vietnam War.

On Saturday, New Richmond VFW Post 10818 made amends for that by conducting a military salute to the brothers 40 and 37 years, respectively, after their arrival back in Hudson.

Also honored was Thomas Lemmons of Steelville, Mo., a small town about 40 miles southwest of St. Louis.

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Randy Hanson
Randy Hanson has reported for the Star-Observer since 1997. He came to Hudson after 11 years with the Inter-County Leader at Frederic, and eight years of teaching social studies. He’s a graduate of UW-Eau Claire.
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