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Memorial History

Memorial Day is a United States federal holiday observed on the last Monday of May. Formerly known as Decoration Day, it commemorates U.S. Service Members who died while in the military service.[1] First enacted by formerly enslaved African-Americans [2] to honor Union soldiers of the American Civil War – it was extended after World War I to honor Americans who have died in all wars. (Wikipedia).

To my grandfather who never came back…”wish you could have been here.  we’d have a lot more to celebrate.”

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