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Local vet’s thoughts on Memorial Day

Posted: Monday, May 25th, 2009 at 4:14 am

A local veteran says Memorial Day shouldn’t be a sad time, but rather a day that celebrates America’s armed forces. Dan McClure says it sometimes difficult for non-military people to understand what it was like to endure combat. He says for that reason it seems like the biggest supporters of veterans are often times other veterans. McClure says Memorial Day is more about honoring those who have passed on, than those that are still alive.

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