Cicero honors Purple Heart recipient

September 19, 2008 8:42:16 PM PDT
People in Cicero honored a Purple Heart recipient who suffered serious wounds in Iraq.Army Pfc. Frank Pierson got a motorcade ride from his home to the Cicero Community Center. People displayed American flags along the route. And a big crowd gathered at the community center.

It was all a surprise to Pierson.

"It's crazy, I definitely wasn't expecting all of this. It's very different and a lot of people, very, very, very appreciative," he said. Pierson was recently discharged from the service. He lives in Cicero.