Residents celebrate end of summer with 52nd annual Newtown Labor Day Parade

Residents gathered today to celebrate the end of summer with the 52nd annual Newtown Labor Day Parade. Those present say the event was a powerful

Residents say the parade was a powerful way to get the community together.

Residents say the parade was a powerful way to get the community together. (9/2/13)

NEWTOWN - Residents gathered today to celebrate the end of summer with the 52nd annual Newtown Labor Day Parade.

Those present say the event was a powerful way to get the community together following the Sandy Hook tragedy.

Some neighbors said it was nice to get everyone together for a reason that makes people smile.

Sen. Richard Blumenthal, who was also in attendance, said the parade was a part of the town's healing process. He said he had never seen a more spirited crowd in the 25 years he's been participating in the event.

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