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Republic Bank Pegasus Parade living up to Best of Louisville theme

The Pegasus inflatable (Source: WAVE 3 News Archives) The Pegasus inflatable (Source: WAVE 3 News Archives)

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - The 60th annual Republic Bank Pegasus Parade is living up to its Best of Louisville theme by honoring some of the city's finest.

Former University of Louisville quarterback and current Viking Teddy Bridgewater will serve as the Grand Marshal of the parade and actor David DeSanctis will serve as an honorary Grand Marshal.

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DeSanctis, who was born with down syndrome, stars in the film 'Where hope grows" which was filmed in Louisville.

Other locals being honored during the parade are former football star Paul Hornung, musician Patrick Henry Hughes, Dr. Joseph Kutz, trans-Atlantic rower Tori Murden McClure, PGA golfer Bobby Nichols, former NFL player Will Wolford, Olympic swimmer Mary T. Meagher and Darrell Griffith.

The parade will march down Broadway on Thursday, April 30.

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