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In Holland, A Moving Tradition to Honor Fallen American Soldiers

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May 26, 2020 by Special Guest

Normally Memorial Day is an important day at the American war cemetery in Margraten, in the south of the Netherlands. For decades, the soldiers resting here, fallen in WWII, have been adopted by locals. It’s considered a duty and an honor to adopt a grave. There’s even a waiting list, and the care is often…