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Aberdeen remembers service members' sacrifices for freedom on Memorial Day

Aberdeen remembers service members' sacrifices for freedom on Memorial Day

Linda Domby kept a small American flag on the right side of her head — held in place by her sunglasses — and a paper red poppy flower on the left side as she watched the annual Memorial Day proceedings in Veterans Memorial Park in Aberdeen.

People gathered in the park at North Parke and North Rogers streets for the annual event, led this year by the VFW’s Aberdeen Memorial Post 10028, as city leaders joined with veterans service organizations to honor the nation’s military service members who died during wartime.

“Lord, touch our hearts, that we may not never forget this day, Lord, and what this day is all about,” David Mial, past chaplain for the VFW’s Maryland District 5,...

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