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Memorial Day

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After World War I, Memorial Day became a day to honor all of our brave men and women who have lost their lives fighting for America in any war. If you don't happen to live near beautiful Arlington National Cemetery in Washington D.C., call your local Veteran's office and find out about celebrations happening in your neighborhood.

  1. 1. Who can you call to find out about Memorial Day?
    1. a. Your local Veteran's office
    2. b. Your local school
    3. c. The President
  2. 2. Where is the Arlington National Cemetery
    1. a. New York
    2. b. Washiongton D.C.
    3. c. Massachussetts
  3. 3. Who does Memorial Day celebrate?
    1. a. Wars
    2. b. People who have died in war
    3. c. Veterans