Memorial Day Kicks Off With Parades Around The Area (VIDEO)

By Ian Hoover- 21Alive

May 26, 2014 Updated May 26, 2014 at 4:16 PM EST

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (21Alive) -- Memorial Day is a day to salute those who have fallen in combat and that is what the Memorial Day Parade is all about it.

Hundreds of people showed up to watch the annual parade and also to watch a special ceremony at the Memorial Coliseum. The ceremony served to honor those who served the country and paid the ultimate sacrifice for their service.

Waynedale and Adams County also held parades, among others in the area.

For a look at today's Memorial Day Events, click on the video.

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