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Veterans, from left, Richard Bezouska, of Ohio; Doug (Credit: Erin Geismar)

Veterans, from left, Richard Bezouska, of Ohio; Doug Williams, of Bay Shore; and Chris Delaney, of Lindenhurst, raise a flag at the Montauk Point Lighthouse, where they started their 148-mile walk to the Sept. 11 memorial in Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2012)

Hope & Strength Walk

Three veterans started a 148-mile walk on Sept. 11, 2012, from the Montauk Point Lighthouse to Ground Zero in honor of the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks.

Veterans, from left, Richard Bezouska, of Ohio; Doug
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Veterans, from left, Richard Bezouska, of Ohio; Doug Williams, of Bay Shore; and Chris Delaney, of Lindenhurst, hold an American Flag, which they will carry with them as they walk from Montauk Point to the 9/11 memorial in Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2012)

Veterans, from left, Doug Williams, of Bay Shore;
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Veterans, from left, Doug Williams, of Bay Shore; Chris Delaney, of Lindenhurst; and Richard Bezouska, of Ohio, plant flags inscribed with the name of a victim of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. They will plant the flags every mile on their walk from Montauk Point to the 9/11 memorial in Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2012)

Veterans, from left, Richard Bezouska, of Ohio; Doug
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Veterans, from left, Richard Bezouska, of Ohio; Doug Williams, of Bay Shore; and Chris Delaney, of Lindenhurst, hold a U.S. Coast Guard flag, which they will carry with them as they walk from Montauk Point to the Sept. 11 memorial in Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2012)

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Veterans, from left, Richard Bezouska, of Ohio; Doug
(Credit: Erin Geismar)

Veterans, from left, Richard Bezouska, of Ohio; Doug Williams, of Bay Shore; and Chris Delaney, of Lindenhurst, raise a flag at the Montauk Point Lighthouse, where they started their 148-mile walk to the Sept. 11 memorial in Manhattan. (Sept. 11, 2012)

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