Saturday Vets gather for worldwide wreath laying ceremony

Friday, December 9, 2011 - 6:07pm

ZACHARY, LA (FOX44) - Saturday up to two thousand wreaths will be on graves at Port Hudson National Cemetery.

Port Hudson will join other U-S national cemeteries around the globe in a wreath laying ceremony at 11:00 am tomorrow to honor those who gave their lives this holiday season.

Zora Olsson has overseen this ceremony for six years .

She says the spirit of the veterans is what makes this event so important.

"They are very honored that they do this, and very happy. Basically when we started, that was all that came was the veterans," said Ceremony Chairperson Zora Olsson.

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