florence school kids line up palmer homecoming

Florence-Carlton School District 15-6

MISSOULA - Hundreds of people lined up throughout Missoula, Lolo, Florence and Stevensville to show support for a Montana Highway Patrol trooper who returned home today after being hospitalized for months.

Palmer's return included a motorcade procession from the Missoula airport through the Bitterroot Valley to his hometown of Stevensville.

State officials are asking that the public respect Palmer's privacy as he adjusts to life back at home and continues to undergo therapy.

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