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Tour of Duty makes stop in Hazlehurst

Three dozen Americans that many of us would consider heroes came trotting through Copiah County last Saturday.  You may have noticed a caravan of motor homes,  a few runners and a special commemorative fire truck–all of which were part of the 9-11 Tour of Duty Run–slowly and methodically crawling up Hwy. 51 around mid-morning to mid-afternoon.  The 36 runners and the caravan of vehicles are all participating in a month-long event which began in Sacremento, CA on August 12 and will end in New York City on September 11–a trek of nearly 4400 miles.

Read more about it in this week’s print and e-edition!

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