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Peggy Morrison enjoys a few moments as Dorothy in her ruby slippers with her favorite character the tin man after a hectic morning of signing up the delegates.

Wichita Vietnam Memorial where the Patriot Guard lined our walk with flag as a sign of respect for the Gold Star Mothers who attended this year's convention. Betty Pulliam addressed the moms and the guard.

Some of the moms at the Wichita Vietnam Memorial.

Mother and dad's tour to the Museum of World Treasures.

First night dinner at the home of Betty Pulliam's daughter. We were treated to a wonderful cookout and a boat ride around the lake.

Mary Jane Kiepe our newly elected National President presents a gift from the executive board to outgoing president Betty Pulliam. A wonderful composite picture done by our friends at Waveline Printing.

A remembrance of Betty's son, Dale.

Betty Freeman from the CA-AZ-NV-HI dept, reluctantly turns over the Membership award she won last year to Ruth Stonesifer, recipient of the 2007 award. Ruth, Dept of PA president, had the largest membership increase of any dept this year.

Johnny Bench, in the hotel on other business, graciously joins the moms for a few autographs.

Terry Davis, PNP, of Massachusetts turns 80 during the convention. Gold Star dad, Jack Young helps her celebrate.

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