Veterans Day events held throughout NYC

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Veterans Day will be observed around the United States today to honor the nation's heroes who served in the Unites States Military.

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The largest event in the country is taking place in New York City with the 99th annual Veterans Day Parade.

The parade starts with a commemorative ceremony at Madison Square Park at 10 a.m. and will end with a wreath-laying ceremony at 11 a.m.

The parade will travel down Fifth Avenue in Manhattan and will step off at 11:15 a.m. on 26th Street and continue to 52nd Street.

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