shining, half a million strong.
Rumbling, grumbling, engines roar.
Peace signs. High fives. Spirits soar.
Every Memorial Day in Washington, DC, more than a million veterans and their supporters gather for the Rolling Thunder(R) Ride for Freedom, a demonstration that pays tribute to the men and women of the US armed forces. This lyrical story honors the bravery and sacrifice of those American heroes -- the ones who have returned home, and the ones who haven't.