Port Byron students tie ribbons as tribute to fallen Vietnam War soldiers

Cars along Route 31 in Port Byron drove noticeably slower upon reaching the sight of 25 Dana West Junior-Senior High School students tying yellow ribbons to a fence Friday morning.

The ribbons set up along the Port Byron Central School District’s campus fence are meant to honor the 4,126 New York state soldiers who died in the Vietnam War.

The gesture was spurred by The Wall That Heals — a traveling half-scale replica of the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. — coming to the area June 1 through 4.

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