HOUSTON Thousands of our fallen heroes were honored on Independence Day, one at a time.
More than 70,000 names of veterans buried at the Houston National Cemetery were read aloud in what has become a 4th of July tradition.
Volunteers went to each gravesite to read each marker.
It s just amazing that all these people contribute to our freedom, and us being able to live in this country, and have the things that we have, said Cydi Hall, a volunteer. It s just a small token of what I can do.
The reading of all the names took about three hours.