WHY DO WE CELEBRATE ON MEMORIAL DAY?

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Here are a couple of references that describe Memorial Day.

Why do we celebrate Memorial Day. Well, here is a reason.

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. It’s difficult to prove the origins of this day as over two dozen towns and cities lay claim to be the birthplace. In May 1966, President Lyndon Johnson stepped in and officially declared Waterloo N.Y. the birthplace of Memorial Day. (continued)

History of Memorial Day | All About Memorial Day History (usmemorialday.org)

The origin of the Memorial Day goes back to the American Civil War. This was a time munitions makers were becoming devastatingly…

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