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Veterans group sets up Memorial Mile to honor fallen service members

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MADISON (WKOW) -- More than 6-thousand tombstone replicas are set up in Olbrich Park this weekend to remember the lives of U.S. service members killed in Iraq and Afghanistan. 

The Madison chapter of Veterans for Peace has set up the Memorial Mile display for more than 10 years. It's left up for a week along the Lake Monona shore. 

"I am so sad that we have to keep doing this but I'm so glad that people are here and I'm so hopeful for the future," said Larry Orr, with Veterans for Peace.

On Memorial Day, Veterans for Peace will be holding a peace rally. It will be in James Madison Park at 1 p.m. There will be speakers, students scholarships announced and live music.

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