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U.S. Rep. Seth Moulton tells his story during the Veterans Town Hall at Abbott Hall in Marblehead on Saturday. (Spenser R. Hasak)

Congressman Seth Moulton pays tribute to military veterans in Marblehead

MARBLEHEAD — Emotions were raw as Congressman Seth Moulton brought his Veterans Town Hall back to where it all began Saturday at Abbot Hall.

"Of course we are here to honor veterans and to thank them for their incredible service to this country, but it's also a message to non-veterans out there that veterans appreciate what you do in our communities," said Moulton. "If you have an opportunity to serve a veteran, stand up and do it. If you have an opportunity to come and meet a veteran and understand what he or she went through, do that because it will bring the country together in an incredibly divisive time."

The event is a way to provide a safe platform for veterans to share their stories. Moulton first brought it to Marblehead's Abbot Hall in 2015, after the idea was conceived by author Sebastian Junger, according to <…

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