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Memorial Day
30th of May, 2016

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Deidra Christiansen, 16, cries at the gravestone of her father, Eric Christiansen, following a Memorial Day service at the Great Lakes National Cemetery, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Holly, Mich. Eric served in the National Guard.

(Brittany Gleeson/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)

 

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Helen McDermott visits the grave marker of her husband, U.S. Army Sergeant Tom McDermott, at Woodlawn Memorial Gardens, Sunday, May 24, 2015, in Paducah, Ky. McDermott said her husband, a Vietnam War era veteran, passed away in September of 2014. (John Paul Henry/The Paducah Sun via AP)Memorial Day is not to be confused with Veterans Day. Memorial Day is a day of remembering the men and women who died while serving, while Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans.