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Americans gather to honor fallen service members

Americans planned to gather at cemeteries, memorials and monuments nationwide to honor fallen military service members on Memorial Day, at a time when combat in Afghanistan approaches 12 years and the ranks of World War II veterans dwindles.

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U.S. veteran Richard Moran and wife Carolina from Conn. walk past tombstones of fallen U.S. military on their way to attending Memorial Day rites at the American Cemetery in suburban Taguig, south of Manila, Philippines on Sunday. The cemetery site contains the largest number of U.S. military dead of World War II.

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