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Memorial Day: Facts and Origins

More than 87,000 flags are placed by Scouts at graves at Los Angeles National Cemetery in honor of those who served.

Memorial Day is a federal holiday observed annually in the United States on the last Monday of May in remembrance of those who have died in our nation's armed services.

Here are a few facts about Memorial Day:

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Gary Gorlick May 28, 2012 at 02:28 PM
Thank you for the factual items. Learning about our world from this site is very much appreciated. Facts and factoids are most useful.

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