A hero's welcome for veterans on Honor Flight Rochester

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    A hero's welcome at the Greater Rochester International Airport Sunday afternoon.

    56 veterans returned home with Honor Flight Rochester after traveling to Washington, D.C. and visiting the memorials.

    The veterans say it was an overwhelming trip, and an overwhelming welcome home.

    “It was fantastic. I can’t believe they planned something so nice for all of us," said Pat Hurley.

    "I’m simply overwhelmed," said Charles Griffith.

    “I’m still crying, added Wilson Fitch Jr.

    This was Honor Flight's 58th mission out of Rochester.

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