WASHINGTON (WKOW) -- A group of World War II veterans visiting the memorial honoring them in D.C. did not let the government shutdown stop them from taking the trip.
Onlookers applauded as the Mississippi veterans eventually broke past the barricades. Some lawmakers came to greet the vets and were quick to place blame for the government hold up.
However the group wasn't about to let politics spoil their trip. World War II veteran James Brown says, "Well it fills you with pride and it makes you proud that you were part of it."
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