Thousands honor vets at Stamford parade

Memorial Day celebrations took place across southwestern Connecticut as many communities held parades on Sunday. Thousands of people lined the street in Stamford to watch

Thousands of people lined the street in Stamford

Thousands of people lined the street in Stamford to watch the Memorial Day parade and remember the veterans who gave their lives in the line of duty.

STAMFORD - Memorial Day celebrations took place across southwestern Connecticut as many communities held parades on Sunday.

Thousands of people lined the street in Stamford to watch the Memorial Day parade and remember the veterans who gave their lives in the line of duty.

The crowd cheered as fire trucks carried veterans who waved American flags.

Veterans say they are grateful that the parade brings the community together.

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