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In Hyde Park, a reason to pause on Memorial Day

Two restored World War II military police jeeps led a caravan of veterans along River Street in Hyde Park, stopping at memorial squares dedicated to soldiers who never returned to their neighborhood.

Dressed in green or tan Army uniforms of the era, a trio of reenactors got out at each stop, and saluted as an honor guard from the Fogg/Roberts American Legion Post 78 fired three volleys from M1 rifles. A lone trumpeter played taps.

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