Honor Flight group's DC actions don't surprise Conyers vet

Honor Flight group's DC actions don't surprise Conyers vet

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CONYERS, Ga. -

A Conyers veteran said that he wasn't surprised to hear of the lengths his comrades went to in order to see the World War II Memorial.

Bill Blasingame, an 88-year-old Navy veteran who served in World War II, was in DC last week with the Honor Flight. The organization treated 25 veterans and their companions to an all-expense paid trip. Blasingame described the experience with his daughter as a trip of a lifetime.

He said he wasn't surprised when the veterans made their way past the barricades to see the World War II Memorial, despite a partial government shutdown.

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