Monument to honor families of fallen soldiers

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Gold Star mother, Ruth Reed, testifies before the Gold Star Families Honoring Committee. Committee members pictured include: Col. Joey Strickland-Secretary of Louisiana Department of Veteran Affairs on the left; Rep. Lowell Haze, R-Pineville, in the center; and Sen. Jonathan Perry, R-Kaplan, on the right. (Photo: Joby Richard/LSU Manship School News Service)

By Joby Richard

The state’s Gold Star Families Honoring Committee on Thursday approved the design for a monument near the Capitol honoring the families of fallen soldiers.

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