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Rolling Thunder bikers roar into town to honor veterans

This Memorial Day weekend marks the 29th Rolling Thunder Run, an event that draws thousands of bikers to D.C. The bike run began as a demonstration for service members who were abandoned after the Vietnam War. But over the years Rolling Thunder has become a broader recognition of veterans from all eras, as sons and daughters of Vietnam vets, along with Iraq and Afghanistan veterans, have joined in the annual pilgrimage.

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