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Remembering the fallen on Boston Common

Memorial Day flags on Boston Common

David Parsons visited the Boston Common memorial, which features one flag for each of the 37,000 Massachusetts residents who have died fighting for the country since the Revolution.

Also see: Solemn ceremony marks Memorial Day at Dot's Vietnam War monument.

Photo copyright David Parsons. Posted in the Universal Hub pool on Flickr.

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Always Remember

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That's one flag for each of the 37,000 residents, rather than one flag for all of them.

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represents all. today we remember each.

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How did they arrive at that number? Where did the data come from?

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