Photo exhibit remembers Nebraska's fallen heroes

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Kearney, Neb., (KSNB) Bringing the personal stories of Nebraska's fallen soldiers to life.

"Remembering Our Fallen" soldiers exhibit

The "Remembering The Fallen" traveling photo exhibit is in Kearney.

"It was difficult, very difficult. He followed in the footsteps of both of his grandfathers, said William Noziska Jr., Dad of Fallen Army Soldier

Family members reminiscing and imagining what it would be like if their loved one was still here.

"He wanted to be an FBI agent, he would have been a sergeant by now or higher," continued Noziska.

This exhibit, making sure fallen heroes are never forgotten. One by one names were read and nostalgic songs played.

Personal items displayed next to their photos, favorite hats, shirts and school jerseys.

Those attending, making sure soldiers get the recognition they deserve.

"The people standing around holding the flags did not receive any type of recognition when they came home, the fallen at that time did not receive any type of recognition, so that is always in the back of my mind that this is good. We should never forget any of our fallen veterans, whether they lost their lives for our country or not, they served," said Billie Rayburn, Patriot Guard Riders.

This exhibit includes all of the fallen heroes in Nebraska since 2001.

This memorial and 14 other state memorials are traveling across the country, they represent 60% of our country's fallen heroes.

The exhibit is free and open to the public, It will be at the Central Nebraska Veterans home in Kearney until June 16th.

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