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Purple Heart Monument dedicated in Green Township

(PHOTO: FOX19 NOW/ Dale Lutz) (PHOTO: FOX19 NOW/ Dale Lutz)
GREEN TOWNSHIP, OH (FOX19) -

A brand new Purple Heart Monument was dedicated at Veterans Park in Green Township on Friday.

Local veterans and their families participated in the ceremony, which included a military salute and song.

"It is for them and for all who have given themselves that we dedicate this monument today," said Mary Cornelius. "The heritage and honor it represents is sacred to those who understand the price that is paid to wear this medal."

The official dedication came from a local chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart.

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