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The Run for the Wall for Veterans Marks 20th Anniversary

It started in 1989 as a road trip across the heartland of the United States. Participants of the inaugural Run For The Wall ride were just a couple of veterans who loved their motorcycles and loved their country even more. They started in San Diego and ended in Washington, D.C., where they joined a group of riders known as Rolling Thunder. Together, they were several dozen veterans at the nation's capital honoring prisoners of war and those missing in action. Last Wednesday , more than 350 bikes roared out of Victoria Gardens to start a journey that's as much about patriotism as it is about camaraderie and healing. Next Sunday, hundreds of thousands more motorcycle riders will join them and descend upon Washington, twenty years after the first ride out of San Diego.
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