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Addison pauses to honor the fallen

North Oakland County Young Marine Martin Mowat, 16, of Pontiac, shares a moment with Old Glory. (click for larger version)
May 28, 2014 - Some rest in graves both marked and unmarked. Some slumber beneath the ocean's waves. Some are buried in their native soil, while others were interred in the countries they helped liberate.

But no matter where the bodies of America's fallen soldiers, Marines, sailors and airmen are spending eternity, they are not forgotten. Their courage and sacrifices were remembered and celebrated Saturday at the Lakeville Cemetery in Addison Township as part of a Memorial Day observance.

They gave up all of their tomorrows for our liberty and security.

CJ Carnacchio is editor for The Oxford Leader. He lives in the Village of Oxford with his wife Connie and daughter Larissa. When he's not busy working on the newspaper, he enjoys cigars/pipes, Martinis/Scotch, hunting and fishing.
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