Photos: Minnesota's Veterans Day remembrance

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1 Colors were presented during the State of Minnesota Veterans Day program at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. 
2 World War II veteran Don Schroedl of Minneapolis salutes during the presentation of colors at the State of Minnesota Veterans Day program at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. 
3 Vietnam veteran Tom Schepers showed his support for military personnel during the State of Minnesota Veterans Day program at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. 
4 Gov. Mark Dayton thanked veterans for their service during the State of Minnesota Veterans Day program at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. 
5 A crowd of veterans listened during the State of Minnesota Veterans Day program at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. 
6 Congressional members, from left, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, Sen. Al Franken, Rep. Betty McCollum, Rep. Keith Ellison and Rep. Erik Paulsen, shared a laugh during the State of Minnesota Veterans Day program at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. 
7 Vietnam veteran Gary Martin listened as the State of Minnesota Veterans Day program was documented at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. 
8 Vietnam veteran Jimmy Collier prayed during the State of Minnesota Veterans Day program at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. 
9 Rep. Betty McCollum chatted with Army veteran John Snyder following the State of Minnesota Veterans Day program at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011. 
10 Journey Montessori Academy second-grader Izaak Even prepares to leave with his classmates following the State of Minnesota Veterans Day program at the Veterans Memorial Community Center in Inver Grove Heights, Minn. Friday, Nov. 11, 2011.