May 23, 2019

Austinites ‘Carry the Load’ to honor fallen military members, first responders

“Being able to take something so terrible and being able to make it an amazing moment and seeing it work here in my community is awesome.”

AUSTIN, Texas — As you begin getting your Memorial Day Weekend plans sorted out, remember: it’s more than a holiday or three-day break from work.

Memorial Day is about remembering the servicemen and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice in protecting our lives.

On Wednesday morning, dozens of people gathered in Zilker Park to walk two miles across Downtown Austin to Republic Square as the “Carry the Load” Memorial May event traveled through the Capital City.

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