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Healing Field display honors 9/11 and those who have served

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The Laurel Exchange Club is hosting an inaugural Healing Field display in Laurel starting Saturday.

A thousand U.S. flags waving on 8-foot poles stood in perfect rows and columns north of Laurel Middle School. Susan Walters is the secretary of the Laurel Exchange Club and the chairman of Healing Field. She said the flags represent and memorialize those we lost in 9-11 and those who have served.

She also said they represent heroes in the military and first responders. She explained why this field is so important.

"The graduating class this year was the last class that were even alive during 9/11, but they were babies so they have no connection with 9/11. So this is a way for us to bring the feel to them, the feeling of what we lost, what happened to us as a nation and bring it home to them so they have something real to associate it with."

The event is open to the public. Walters recommended that you see the display during the day and at night.

If you'd like to sponsor an individual flag, you can still do so, just go to www.healingfield.org/LaurelMT18 . All proceeds will benefit the Family Tree Center and the Laurel Program of Big Brothers and Sisters of Yellowstone County.
 

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