Memorial Day is about more than picnics and beach barbecues
Memorial Day is the unofficial start of summer — a day that many local residents spend enjoying a picnic in the park or a day at the beach with friends and family.
But as U.S. Army veteran Dr. Tom Seaworth pointed out at Monday’s festivities commemorating the holiday at the Detroit Lakes City Park, it is about so much more.
“Today, we’re gathered here to honor those who have gone before us and given the ultimate sacrifice,” Seaworth said.
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