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News 8 hosts Honor Flight San Diego viewing party

After months in the making, on Sunday News 8 held a Memorial Day special for Honor Flight San Diego.

SAN DIEGO — This Memorial Day weekend, inside Studio A at KFMB stations, News 8's Abbie Alford and photojournalist Mike Edison unveiled their 30 minute Honor Flight San Diego special.

In the audience were veterans who took part in Honor Flight San Diego. 

There were moments of laughter during the watch party, but also plenty of tears - particularly when WWII veteran Frank Manchel was honored. 

Manchel passed away on the flight to San Diego. 

All those who attended agree that their journey seen on the screen has brought them closer to each other. 

There is another Honor Flight scheduled for October. If would like to help out and donate to this effort, click here.

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