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 Posted: Thu Jan 29th, 2009 12:51 am
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Grumpy Geezer

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"And, in a way, because many of the monuments have been there for more than a century, they are history in their own right."

Bingo Pvt. The monuments themselves are historical artifacts, to be preserved and protected whether we like them aesthetically or not. Many brave veterans, in bad health and near the end of their life, stood and watched the dedications of these monuments. And I'm sure the tears of remebrance flowed freely.

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