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03/26/2012 08:46 am ET Updated Mar 26, 2012

The Grave In The Tree At Arlington National Cemetery

Michael Burns’ grave in the rear of Arlington National Cemetery has a very large oak nearly swallowing the Civil War infantryman’s site. The standard stone marker is right next to the tree, which looks a good century old itself and obviously wasn’t there when Burns was buried in 1864. Makes you wonder what it will look like 50 years from now.

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