Business unveils parking spot for Purple Heart recipients

People gather around a newly unveiled parking spot for Purple Heart recipients at the Emporium Western Store in Bakersfield, Calif., on Tuesday, May 15, 2018. (KBAK/KBFX photo)

The Emporium Western Store unveiled a new parking spot reserved for Purple Heart recipients Tuesday.

Event organizers said the spot is about showing appreciation for those who served the country.

The store owner said he hopes more stores will follow suit and also dedicate parking spaces for service members.

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