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May 27, 2013 12:00 AM

Poole: Arlington National Cemetery; Where war comes home

Even as America’s longest war grinds down, reminders of the recent conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan haunt Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery, where the crack of rifle salutes, the rattle of caissons and the sounding of “taps” still echo among thousands of orderly white tombstones, each marked by a freshly planted flag for this Memorial Day.

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