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In Honor of Those Past

MEMORIAL DAY 2020

 

Forrest Hershberger/Sun-Telegraph

Area cemeteries were decorated in honor of veterans who gave their lives for their country. The history of Memorial Day, Decoration Day, also includes remembering family members who have passed.

Every crisis has new heroes. During the 9/11 attacks, they were the first responders running into burning and crumbling buildings as others ran out. Now, during the Coronavirus pandemic, the most visible heroes are the health care professionals, who are saving others and risking their own lives while doing so.

As we celebrate the selfless and untiring performances of the healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic, it brings to mind the military medics, doctors and nurses who sacrificed their lives while treating others on the battlefield.

We remember Army veterans such as Lieutenan...



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