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Christmas Spirit: Thousands help lay wreaths at Arlington National Cemetery

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Rodrick Harris comes to Arlington National Cemetery from his home in Rockville, Md., at least once a month. He works for a funeral home and does business here regularly.

But being here this chilly December morning to help lay the holiday wreaths on the graves of those who are laid to rest here was something this 21-year retired Army veteran says he has never done before today.

“This is a whole different experience for me,” says Harris, decked out in his Lion’s Club of Rockville vest, adorned with at least 200 pins. “It’s…overwhelming,” he adds, searching for the word. “To see everyone out here…I’m moved.” – READ MORE

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