“06880” intern Colin Morgeson headed downtown yesterday, for the Memorial Day parade.
Why do people go? he wondered. And what keeps them coming back?
Colin intercut those interviews with parade scenes, and the stirring conclusion to Rabbi Greg Wall’s invocation.
Click below to see. Then scroll down further, for a few extra-special photos from noted Westport photographer Ted Horowitz.
Grand marshal Ben Pepper earned a Purple Heart at the Battle of the Bulge. The former paratrooper turns 100 years old in July.
Korean War veteran Bill Vornkahl has organized over 50 Westport Memorial Day parades.
Another Memorial Day tradition: The Y’s Men of Westport and Weston’s float wins the judges’ top prize.
Former 2nd Selectwoman (and current float competition judge) Betty Lou Cummings.
Miggs Burroughs, Revolutionary War hero.
Proudly marching with Westport’s Community Emergency Response Team.
A small part of the large crowd. (All photos/Ted Horowitz)