May 8, 2019

Walkers, cyclists mark true meaning of Memorial Day

Joe LaFurgey

Posted: May 08, 2019 06:31 PM EDT

BYRON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) — The gray sky and an occasional pelting from a cold rain didn’t slow down Travis Swaim and Brandon Asberry as they biked their way up Byron Center Avenue on their way to Grandville Wednesday afternoon.

They were on a mission.

“It can be miserable at times out here. You’re not always having the best time. But you kind of step back and remember why you’re out here,” Swaim said.

“It always comes back to why you’re here. You never forget why you’re here,” Asberry added.

That “why” is to honor the sacrifices made by military members and first responders.

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