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South Mississippi salutes its fallen heroes

It's a Memorial Day weekend tradition.  On the Saturday before America pauses to remember its fallen heroes, volunteers gather at the Biloxi National Cemetery.  They grab small American flags, and place them in front of every grave marker on the property.

Dozens of people participated in today's flag ceremony.  Some of them were there to spend a moment at a family member's grave site.  Others came out simply because they felt a patriotic duty to honor America's military.

Look for video of this annual ceremony later today on WLOX News.

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