Wreaths Across America honors fallen soldiers

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Across the country, thousands of veterans and loved ones held the annual Wreaths Across America ceremony this weekend. 

The program is responsible for placing a wreath at more than 1,500 cemeteries across the United States.

“I think it shows the community hasn’t forgotten our veterans and that’s my main goal and everything that we do is that the veterans who have given so much are not forgotten,” said Pat Walker, co-coordinator.

They started in 1992 when a wreath company in Maine donated a surplus to the Arlington National Cemetery. 

Congress voted in 2008 that Wreaths Across America would become a national day. 

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