More than 50,000 men and women have their names etched on the Vietnam Memorial Wall in Washington D. C., a memorial to those who fought and died for this country during the Vietnam War.

Over the past two years, Fall River has been working to create a permanent memorial to those who made the ultimate sacrifice in that conflict. Now that project is just about completed.

A replica wall is currently under construction at Bicentennial Park in Fall River. A ribbon-cutting is set for sometime this fall.

Joseph Marshall and Justin Latini are two members of a committee that planned and raised money for the project. They joined Townsquare Sunday this week to discuss the process, and what it means to have a permanent memorial to Vietnam Veterans on the SouthCoast.

Townsquare Sunday is a weekly public affairs program heard every Sunday at 6 a.m. on 1420 WBSM. The program highlights individuals and organizations working to improve the quality of life in the region.

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