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People gathering to honor Haitian soldiers of Savannah's history

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

Dozens of folks gathering in Franklin Square at the Haitian memorial monument. The monument is a memorial  for Haitian soldiers who fought for America.

They remembered the soldiers who fought during the Revolutionary War in the Siege of Savannah.

People from as far away as Miami and New York participated in this fourth annual celebration.

Daniel Fils-Aime of the Haitian American Historical Society says, "we fought here. We helped America and that's what we want the world to know. That's a life testimony, like I said before."

The Haitian memorial monument was built in Franklin Square in 2007.

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