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Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day
Remembering the meaning of Memorial Day

The annual Memorial Day observance at Dulaney Valley Memorial Gardens, where officials, veterans and family members come together to honor the state's war dead, is traditionally a somber affair. This year's ceremony will maintain that tone, but carry a distinction: It will be the first since the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001, and the start of the long wars in Afghanistan in Iraq, in which there is no new Marylander killed overseas to add to the rolls. Janice Chance is grateful that no Maryland service member has died overseas in the last year. But with the United States out of Iraq and planning to leave Afghanistan this year, the president of the state chapter of the Gold...