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Community honors veterans on Memorial Day

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If you would have blinked, it is highly likely you would have missed them.

Just after sunrise on a brisk Memorial Day morning, busy feet tromped through the dew-coated green grasses of Mount Pisgah Cemetery, arms loaded with free-flowing miniature American flags.

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Valorie DeJong of the Civil Air Patrol places American flags on the graves of military veterans, continuing an annual Memorial Day tradition Monday morning at Mount Pisgah Cemetery.

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Hudson Garland, 7, helps place flags during an annual Memorial Day tradition Monday morning at Mount Pisgah Cemetery.

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A bullet casing from the gun of Jesse Pangus soars through the air during a 21-gun salute at a Memorial Day gathering at Mount Pisgah Cemetery Monday morning.

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Mother Katie Cranmer, from right, Ashlyn Cranmer, 7, and twin sister Brooklyn Cranmer, 7, search for veteran graves to place flags on during an annual Memorial Day tradition Monday morning at Mount Pisgah Cemetery.

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Community members gather at Inspiration Garden for a Memorial Day presentation Monday at Mount Pisgah Cemetery.

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Jon Rowe spends his early morning on Memorial Day placing American flags on veteran grave markers at Mount Pisgah Cemetery.

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