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A soldier in the Old Guard places flags at graves in Arlington National Cemetery in preparation for Memorial Day, on May 29. Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Don't Say 'Thank You For Your Service' This Monday

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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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On Memorial Day, Learning The Story Behind The Markers

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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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Remembering Marines Who Died On A Mission Of Mercy In Nepal

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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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