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Vietnam Veterans Memorial - Photo by Erin Younger

National Holidays
Americans have long created national days of
remembrance that honor their fellow citizens.
Memorial Day was created during the Civil War
to honor Americans who have fallen in battle.
Presidents' Day honors the birthdays of George
Washington and Abraham Lincoln. Martin Luther
King, Jr. Day honors the life of the civil rights leader.
These and other national holidays are commemorated
with community parades, speeches, cemetery decorations,
and other special events that convey respect, admiration,
and homage to Americans who have given their lives
in service to their country.

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THE DEAD
 
 
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MUMMY
 
 
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