NORWALK - Thousands attended a Memorial Day parade in Norwalk today to honor local veterans.The parade started at Veterans? Memorial Park and ended at the Norwalk Green.

Andrew Braxton, who attended the parade, said, ?My grandfather was in the Navy so I come here to celebrate the people that died that were his friends.?

Braxton?s grandfather, Ferrnando Pichardo, says the parade is the highlight of his year. ?It?s a sweet and sorry occasion for me because a lot of friends didn?t come back to enjoy this day.?