Ninety-seven years ago, an armistice ended World War I, which was then the greatest conflict the world had ever seen. Armistice Day became Veterans Day in the 1950s and now commemorates the spirit of all U.S. military members. A look at how the day is being observed across the country:
PARADES OF PRIDE
Parades and other celebrations were held throughout the country. New York City hosted its 96th annual parade, the largest celebration of service in the nation. "America's Parade" featured more than 20,000 participants, including marching bands, floats, veterans and military units.
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