Military wounded warriors ride in parade from Southport


SOUTHPORT, NC (AP) — Supporters of the military’s Wounded Warriors group are organizing a welcome home parade along the North Carolina coast.

Kris Tourtellotte of Operation Welcome Home says Friday’s event will include about 30 veterans who will ride specially adapted bikes.

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The route follows about 38 miles from Southport to the Veterans of Foreign Wars post in Calabash.

Supporters are encouraged to come out and welcome the veterans by 3:30 p.m. and to bring welcome signs.

For more information, contact Tourtellotte at the veteran’s Resource Center in Little River at (843) 427-4568.

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