LHS class honors veterans

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Brendan McMorrow, left, of Freeport tells a story about his brother, Marine Corps Lance Cpl. James “Jimmy Jet” McMorrow, at Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston on Friday afternoon when a bench was unveiled honoring the Lewiston native who was killed in the Vietnam War. James McMorrow’s Lewiston High School classmates, including Donna Stekino, left, and Judy Albert, holding the banner in the background, organized the event and fundraising as part of their 50th class reunion this weekend to honor all veterans, but most specifically McMorrow. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

Bagpiper James Thibodeau, right, leads family, friends and Lewiston High School classmates of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. James “Jimmy Jet” McMorrow, who was killed in the Vietnam War, in a ceremony at Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston on Friday afternoon. The Class of 1968 raised money to purchase a bench in honor of all veterans, but specifically McMorrow. The dedication ceremony kicked off the Class of 1968’s 50th reunion weekend. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

The inscription on the back of the bench dedicated at Veterans Memorial Park in Lewiston on Friday afternoon. The bench was purchased by the Lewiston High School Class of 1968 in honor of all veterans, but especially their classmate, Marine Corps Lance Cpl. James McMorrow, who was killed in the Vietnam War. (Russ Dillingham/Sun Journal)

An undated photo of Marine Corps Lance Cpl. James “Jimmy” McMorrow of Lewiston who was killed in Vietnam in November 1969.

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