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Kevin Cullen

Leaving an empty seat in tribute to POWs and MIAs

On this, the most partisan day of the year, here’s an idea we can all get ­behind.

A few years ago, Joe D’Entremont saw an empty seat at a racetrack in Bristol, Tenn. It was left empty on purpose, a symbolic way to remember the 92,000 American service members who since World War I went missing in action or were prisoners of war who didn’t make it home.

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