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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Nepalese villagers wave after collecting aid dropped by an Indian helicopter in Khanigaun, Nepal. David Ramos/Getty Images hide caption

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Edna Ledford Proctor, seated, and family decorate Ledford graves, Cochran Cemetery, Swain Co., NC, June 2, 2007. In today's second hour, host Neal Conan will talk with listeners about how they remember on Memorial Day. Karen Singer Jabbour/ hide caption

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