Across the cemetery, small American flags waved in the gentle spring breeze. Each flag stood next to hundreds of grave sites, each one marking the final resting place of a military veteran.
Not a word was spoken. Only the chime of the bell broke the silence as members of the local community took time out of their day to gather at Mountain View Cemetery.
During a formal ceremony Monday morning, they paid homage to the nation's honored dead during this year's Memorial Day observance.
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