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Memorial Day: Some gave all

 

Mayor Dave Earling speaks to the large crowd gathered for the Veterans Plaza dedication.

More than 1,000 people gathered under clear blue skies on Memorial Day at two Edmonds locations to remember those killed in war.

They paid their respects at the 35th annual Memorial Day ceremony at Edmonds Memorial Cemetery and Columbarium. And they paid their respects at the ribbon cutting and dedication of the new Edmonds Veterans Plaza.

Edmonds Cemetery

This year’s theme was a “Welcome Home” for Vietnam veterans.

All the many symbols of a military service were present, including an invocation, presentation of colors, pledge of allegiance, the national anthem, “America the Bea...



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