A memorial honors Staff Sgt. John Henry McCarthy on the corner of Commonwealth Avenue and Colborne Road in Boston. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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A carry team at Dover Air Force Base trains on the proper protocol for a dignified transfer. Ariel Zambelich/NPR hide caption

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Bakers pose for a photo at the Greyston Bakery in Yonkers, N.Y. For more than 30 years, the industrial facility has been hiring local residents, including people other businesses might consider unhirable. Courtesy of Greyston hide caption

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