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A duty to honor

As communities observe Veterans Day, families who have lost loved ones use creative ways to ensure that the fallen will never be forgotten

Mary Ellen Callahan's son Sgt. William J. Callahan died in Iraq in April. Callahan is holding a flag presented to her from Marine Captain Sean Dynan of Hanson whose sister, Kelly, went to high school with her son. Mary Ellen Callahan's son Sgt. William J. Callahan died in Iraq in April. Callahan is holding a flag presented to her from Marine Captain Sean Dynan of Hanson whose sister, Kelly, went to high school with her son. (Globe Staff Photo / Matthew J. Lee)
By Milton Valencia
Globe Staff / November 11, 2007

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Over the past five years, a growing group has embraced Veterans Day as a time to remember and honor those lost, and renew the strength to carry on. (Full article: 1229 words)

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