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By Karl Terry
Local columnist 

Poppies call to remember those who paid ultimate price

 

Last updated 5/28/2022 at 11:35am



Christmas has its poinsettia, Thanksgiving a cornucopia, St. Patrick’s Day its shamrock and Easter is known for lilies. Memorial Day has a simple but bright red poppy as its symbol.

Nearly a decade ago I wrote a Memorial Day column that got more...



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