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Fallen Soldiers Honored at State Capitol

Florida State Capitol
Posted at 6:14 PM, Oct 10, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-10 14:20:25-04

Tallahassee, FL (WTXL)-- In the Florida Capitol building today, 300 fallen soldiers were honored for their service in the War on Terror.

A photo exhibit was displayed on the 22nd floor, showing images of the soldiers and family members and friends gathered to remember the loved ones they lost overseas.

Florida is the 12th state to host an exhibit like this, and Tallahassee is the first stop on a state-wide tour of the exhibit.

The co-creator of the exhibit Bill Williams, says it's important not to forget those who died making a sacrifice for the country.

"Only a half of percent serve in the military or know anybody in the military, so it doesn't effect most people. But if it's your loved one, it's everything. So that's why we do it, because we don't want them to be forgotten and we want other people to come and pay their respects to these men and women for their sacrifice."

The goal of the company is to be in all 50 states by Memorial Day of 2016 and to unveil the exhibits in Washington D.C.