A Free Meal for Veterans

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Hundreds of veterans and their families lined up outside the Golden Corral Monday evening for an annual veterans' dinner.

People from all branches of the military not only got a free meal, but also a chance to socialize with other veterans.

"I made a comment to a man outside, a lot of them look like the Vietnam age group. I see a few of the World War II and Korean War, which that was the time I was in the service," Sam Wharton, a U.S. Navy Veteran, said.

"I always enjoy seeing the old World War II Veterans like me; getting kind of scarce, but they're still around. At least I am," Edmond Crook, a Marine Corp Veteran, said.

Last year the Golden Corral fed about 800 people.

No word yet on how many attended the dinner this year.

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