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Sen. Joe Manchin hosts town hall-style discussion in Fairlea

FAIRLEA, W. Va (WVVA)-- Seniors at the Fairlea Senior Center gathered to greet Senator Joe Manchin Friday.

Manchin held a town hall-style meeting there, focusing on issues like immigration reform, background checks for gun purchases, and social security.

Also in attendance-- other leaders including State Senators Bill Laird, Ron Miller, and local mayors.

Seniors got a chance to address their concerns about these hot topics at the event, which was held over lunch at their flag day celebration.

Senator Manchin said,
"It's special for West Virginia. We're the 35th star on that flag. It has a special meaning to all of us, so I'm very proud to say 'thank you' to all Americans who present that flag today and fly it proudly."

From there, Manchin headed to Maxwelton to participate in another celebration.

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