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Honoring Our Fallen Heroes

Teach Others About The Sacrifices That Have Been Made

May 26, 2013
By Douglas Diers (Chautauqua County Veterans Service Agency) , The Post-Journal

With Memorial Day just around the corner, it has us thinking about how so many Americans have forgotten the true meaning of the holiday that we, as veterans, hold so close to our hearts. Across the nation, graves of America's fallen heroes are increasingly ignored and neglected and most people no longer remember the proper flag etiquette for the day. The tradition for cities and towns to hold Memorial Day parades is slowly becoming lost as today the numbers of those parades are decreasing.



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