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National cemeteries memorialize the fallen

Mary Clark Traveler (thetravelinggene.blogspot.com)
Rows of graves line the North Africa American Cemetery in Tunis, Tunisia

There are some 147 national cemeteries in the United States, providing a final resting place for U.S. military personnel, veterans and their spouses.

Mary Clark has visits several of these monuments both in the states, and overseas, and discovers that each is distinct in its own way.

Credit Mary Clark Traveler (http://thetravelinggene.blogspot.com)
Gravestones at Arlington National Cemetery, Louisiana.

For more photos from Mary's travels, plus a transcript of this story, visit the Mary Clark Traveler blog.

Mary Clark Traveler is heard Tuesday mornings at 7:20 during Morning Edition, on KETR.

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