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Memorials held across the country

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WASHINGTON, D.C. (WKOW) --- President Barack Obama commemorated the fallen on Memorial Day.  The lightning forced him to cancel a speech at the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Illinois.

Vice President Joe Biden saluted the men and women of America's fighting forces at Arlington National cemetery in Virginia.  There over 300 thousand veterans are buried.

Click on the video icon on the left to watch more of the celebrations and ceremonies across the U.S.

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