Lyn Thornton of VFW Post 3199 salutes as taps is sounded by Downey High's Josh Rosenblum, 16, below. The parade was emotional, especially as Blue Star families marched with photos of their children.  
(Adrian Mendoza / The Modesto Bee)
Lyn Thornton of VFW Post 3199 salutes as taps is sounded by Downey High's Josh Rosenblum, 16, below. The parade was emotional, especially as Blue Star families marched with photos of their children. (Adrian Mendoza / The Modesto Bee) Modesto Bee
Lyn Thornton of VFW Post 3199 salutes as taps is sounded by Downey High's Josh Rosenblum, 16, below. The parade was emotional, especially as Blue Star families marched with photos of their children. (Adrian Mendoza / The Modesto Bee) Modesto Bee

Vets get respect, gratitude

November 12, 2007 12:00 AM

UPDATED November 12, 2007 05:22 AM

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