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RI News
8:25 am
Tue May 28, 2013

Long Overdue Remembrance of WWII Soldier this Memorial Day

In cities and towns throughout Rhode Island Monday, people gathered at parades and solemn ceremonies to mark Memorial Day – the day set aside to honor soldiers, sailors and airmen who have died in the line of duty.  At the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery in Warwick the day was dedicated to a single serviceman whose sacrifice was overlooked for decades.

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RI News
7:27 am
Tue May 28, 2013

The Ocean State Salutes Its Veterans

Hundreds of people were present for the state's 2013 observance of Memorial Day, at the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery in Exeter.
Credit Flo Jonic / RIPR

The first two days of the Memorial Day weekend were a washout – but the same decided to shine on Rhode Island Monday, just in time for cities and towns to hold their Memorial Day parades.

The main event was at the Rhode Island Veterans Cemetery in Exeter,where the state’s top leaders gathered to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice.

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