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Veterans Glenn Knapp, left, and Jim Alderman bow their heads during a moment of silence during Memorial Day services at Mt. Peace Cemetery in St. Cloud on May, 25, 2015. News-Gazette Photo/Marc Clery

Memorial Day events set to honor fallen

Posted on May 27, 2016 at 1:28 pm

By Peter Covino A&E Editor It all started shortly after the assassination of Abraham Lincoln. Many Americans wanted a way to commemorate Lincoln’s death as well as the deaths of the more than 600,000 who died in the American Civil War. Originating as Decoration Day in 1868, Memorial...
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