Awesome reception for vets returning home from WWII Memorial trip [pic, vine]

http://twitter.com/#!/GarrettHaake/status/385585936471298048

The above photo was taken at Kansas City International while people awaited the return of veterans from their “Barry-cade” crossing trip to the World War II Memorial in Washington, D.C.

Here’s a Vine video of vets returning to Chicago:

http://twitter.com/#!/StaceyBacaABC7/status/385592539136671745

Fantastic receptions!

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