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November 6--  An Army Blackhawk helicopter flew overhead, Old Glory was flying and about a hundred people gathered at the Toombs County courthouse in Lyons for the first 9/11 Remembrance Walk organized by Toombs County Deputy Sheriff Elliott Coursey.

walkThe walk was also an opportunity to honor the memory of Toombs County Green Beret Staff Sergeant Dustin Wright killed last month in an ISIS ambush in Africa.  Lauren Stone was at the walk, "It's for a good cause and it's to remember someone very near and dear to our community and a bunch of other people we've lost along the way," she said.

Among military members walking was Marine Corps Sergeant Ivanna Davis, "I recently lost a couple of friends in the Marine Corps and for us to be able to be a part of this walk is another way for us to say thanks," she said.

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