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Omaha Memorial Day Celebration pays tribute to fallen veterans

OMAHA, Neb. (WOWT) - All across the country Monday, people pause to remember those who gave their lives to preserve the freedoms we all enjoy in this country.

Memorial Day ceremonies to honor the fallen have become a tradition. Paying tribute to those brave men and women at Memorial Park is a tradition here in Omaha.

“This freedom did not just magically occur, it was paid for by the lives of 1,208,000 Americans who gave their lives in combat,” said Congressman Don Bacon, who attended Monday’s ceremony.

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