By Robbie Owens

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Twenty-one American heroes received a warm Texas welcome when they landed at DFW Airport Wednesday afternoon.

People lined highway overpasses from the airport all the way to Gainesville to welcome the Medal of Honor recipients.

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They’re in Gainesville now through the weekend for a multi-day celebration to honor them.

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The City of Gainesville has hosted this celebration for the past 17 years.

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Medal of Honor recipients motorcade (Chopper11)

Medal of Honor recipients motorcade (Chopper11)

Medal of Honor recipients motorcade (Chopper11)

Medal of Honor recipients motorcade (Chopper11)