Georgians celebrate Veterans Day around metro area

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From left, Erin Mohnkern (in pink), Hannah Bailey and Olivia Sears cheer the passing Riverside Academy cadets at the 31st annual Veterans Day Parade in Atlanta.
ATLANTA —

Several events are under way in honor of  local veterans for their service to America.

Gwinnett County is hosting a Veterans Day ceremony at the Fallen Heroes Memorial in Lawrenceville.

The city of Smyrna is also hosting its own ceremony at Brinkley Park.

Douglas County's "Parade with a Purpose" will kick off Sunday night in Douglasville at 7 p.m.

Click here to check out photos of the 31st-annual Veterans Day events in and around the metro area.