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Edmonds Waterfront Center hosts lunch for veterans


Last updated 11/23/2021 at 10:34am

Edmonds Waterfront Center

Michael Reagan and Tennis de Jong.

They started arriving early. More than 60 veterans and several family members enjoyed a free bowl of seafood chowder, bread, and dessert at the Edmonds Waterfront Center, served by staff and volunteers. The EWC and Feedme Hospitality sponsored the event.

I was humbled as veterans from different eras stood and shared personal stories from missions and tours of duty that crossed the globe and spanned eight decades.

Michael Reagan talked about his service in Vietnam and how the loss of his friend in battle led him on a life's journey to draw 8,000 portraits of fallen soldiers. In 2015, he re...

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