50 years on, Vietnam veterans continue to ‘come home’ for Thanksgiving

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On a day when millions of Americans hit the road for the Thanksgiving holiday, a group of Vietnam War veterans gathered in Moonachie to share a meal and memories as they continue their long march home. The luncheon at The Graycliff was billed as a “50 year Salute to Vietnam Veterans” – a somewhat belated tribute to the soldiers who fought in one of America’s most divisive wars and who weren’t treated like heroes when they returned home. “These men and women never received the proper welcome home,” said Minnie Hiller-Cousins, the North Jersey District commander for the Veterans of Foreign Wars,…

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