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.

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

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

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Medal of Honor recipients motorcade (Chopper11)

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Medal of Honor recipients motorcade (Chopper11)

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Medal of Honor recipients motorcade (Chopper11)

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Medal of Honor recipients motorcade (Chopper11)