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PHOTOS: Lemont VFW Hosts Memorial Day Ceremony

Local veterans were joined by Congressman Dan Lipinski, Mayor Brian Reaves and Lemont police officers Monday as they paid tribute to fallen soldiers.

Several dozen Lemont residents joined the Veterans of Foreign War Post 5819 at the Main Street War Memorial on Monday for the village's annual Memorial Day service.

The ceremony was attended by Congressman Dan Lipinski (D-3), Lemont Mayor Brian Reaves, members of the and several local veterans.

Prior to the service on Main Street, a group from the Lemont VFW visited each of the village's cemetaries, performing a 21-gun salute in honor of the military men and women who have sacrificed their lives to keep the country safe.

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TIM PERAINO May 29, 2012 at 01:34 PM
Terrific ceremony yesterday to honor our fallen heros. Hope next year we can have several hundred attend instead of several dozen. God bless those men and women who have fought and continue to fight for our freedoms.

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