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Alternative Fact...

"For love of country they accepted death"
(Pres. James A. Garfield)


Memorial Day is a national holiday honoring the those who died while serving in the U.S. military. It is observed on the last Monday of May. Originally called Decoration Day, it was established as a national holiday in 1971.

With a combination of traffic and alcohol, Memorial Day also is known for car accidents, and is the symbolic day each year that law enforcement agencies start their Click It or Ticket campaign to enforce the wearing of safety belts in cars.

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