‘It made you feel worthy’
WYANET — It was the end of the trip that was the highlight for Ralph Anderson.
“And finally we got to the reception line, and all these people — active soldiers, guys with their fatigues on — two rows from the end of the terminal to the other, and they came right up to you, and they hugged you,” he said. “It made you feel worthy.”
Anderson and fellow Korean War veteran Verden Baumgartner were two of the participants on the most recent Honor Flight, which transported almost 100 Korean and World War II veterans to Washington, D.C. to tour the military monuments.
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