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Orrington, MAINE USA

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Princeton, MAINE USA

Monday, May 26, 2008

We Remember

Memorial Day in the U.S., 2008


Frank and Patti Grass mourned their son Cpl. Zachary

A. Grass June 25, 2007. Cpl. Grass was killed in Iraq

June 16 of last year by a roadside bomb. He was buried

at the Welty Cemetery near Beach City, Ohio.

Photo: AP/The Repository, Scott Heckel


The family of Sgt. Robert Surber gathered at his funeral June 11, 2007, at Oak Hill Cemetery in Inverness, Florida. The 24-year-old solder died in Iraq after an explosion.

Photo: AP Photo/Citrus County Chronicle, Matthew Beck


Elaine Atkins comforted her grandson Trevor Oliver during the funeral for his father June 12, 2007, in Bozeman, Montana. Army Staff Sgt. Travis Atkins died June 1, 2007, killed by a suicide bomber in Iraq.

Photo: AP Photo/The Bozeman Chronicle, Erik Petersen


Fred and Judy Moretti were escorted toward their daughter’s casket

July 3, 2007, in Linden, N.J. Army Sgt. Trista Moretti was killed in

an insurgent mortar attack on June 25, 2007, in Nasir Lafitah, Iraq.

Photo: George Oliver for AP


U.S. soldiers held a Memorial Day Ceremony at the U.S. Camp Eggers

base in Kabul, Afghanistan today, May 26, 2008.

Photo: Rahmat Gul, for Reuters


A peace symbol framed the California state capitol during

a March 2008 demonstration against the Iraq War.

Photo: Rich Pedroncelli, for AP



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