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Memorial Day, Fairview Cemetery: Both Special

 


As a young boy growing up next to Fairview Cemetery, I always looked forward to the Memorial Day Parade and the ceremonies that were held at the cemetery to remember those who served our country. The three-volley salute followed by the playing of the taps, for me, was the highlight of the ceremonial event. After all had left, I’d carefully look through the grass for any shell casings that the soldiers may have left behind. I never found one, but it was fun searching.

Days prior to Memorial Day, my brother and sister, along with our friends, would spend hours decorating our bicycles with...



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