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05/26/2014 07:53 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

9 Quotes That Capture The Meaning Of Memorial Day

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue

Memorial Day has come to represent the kick-off of summer, a season of barbecue, beaches and vacations. But the original intent behind the holiday, officially proclaimed on May 5, 1868, was to set aside time to pause and remember the brave men and women who have made the ultimate sacrifice while serving our nation. To honor their legacy, we've chosen nine quotes that capture the ideals of patriotism and valor.

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9 Quotes That Capture The Meaning Of Memorial Day

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