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Dear Abby Asked by Dear Abby
5/20/2019

Do you visit graves on Memorial Day?

20%
Yes

7

80%
No WINNER

15

20%
Yes

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Tim Powers
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Tim Powers

To honor the fallen heroes who gave their lives to secure our freedom.

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Carolyn Morris
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Carolyn Morris

My Dad; He Is Very Dear To Me...

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Julie Brantley
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Julie Brantley

Yes; I have infants and a husband whose graves I decorate - out of respect.

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Jeff Willman
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Jeff Willman

As painful as it is. I feel it`s my duty.

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Courtney Decker Snell
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Courtney Decker Snell

The Jeep Club I belong to places flags on graves of the fallen each year at Bushnell Cemetery in Florida. It is important to honor those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our freedom.

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Tracie Morris
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Tracie Morris

They gave all I can give some. If you have never seen a National Cemetery in full flag bloom you don't know what that feeling of sorrow and pride and every other emotion you can think of is.

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Mark Weston
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Mark Weston

I lost my 20 yo baby brother who was in military service. I’ll never stop missing him or appreciating him.

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80%
No

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Elaine Reed
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Elaine Reed

My loved ones who have passed are not in that grave. They are in my heart. That grave only contains the shell that held their souls.

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Misty Schrotberger
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Misty Schrotberger

Creeps me out. I'll pray, but dead people, no thanks.

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kaycstamper
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kaycstamper

My family members have been cremated except my dad and the grave is too far away.

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judith corey
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judith corey

no, the people I mourn are forever with me, I talk to them, I honor them in my everyday life. The graves are for those who grieve differently than I

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Susan Mclaughlin
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Susan Mclaughlin

I probably should though

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Jenn Repp
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Jenn Repp

I myself do not however most of my family members make an event of it. I prefer to visit on my own.

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Carolyn Morris
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Carolyn Morris

Because It's Very Sad

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Robin Painter
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Robin Painter

I used to, and always decorated, but moved away from my hometown so no longer able to visit. I remember my grandmother calling it Decoration Day.

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Dana Sowerby
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Dana Sowerby

I don't because I know the souls of our loved ones were never buried with their earthly shell. However, I can understand why some people do.

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Audra Gilley
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Audra Gilley

My family graves are many states away.

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Cornelia H. Dunnings
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Cornelia H. Dunnings

My loved ones who served didn't die during their service. My husband served 20rs. & my Daddy served in WW ll. I used to visit his grave & put a flag on it, when I lived in the same state.

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Lois Hull
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Lois Hull

I have honored our fallen. I do not party on Memorial day. I do not visit graves because it saddens me to know how little respect our current generations have for those who gave everything.

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Debbie Keith
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Debbie Keith

I can't drive and they are to far away for me to get to otherwise.

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Carl Evans
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Carl Evans

I believe we should plant trees, not grave stones.

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Jokie X Wilson
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Jokie X Wilson

I usually do something to mark the occasion but currently live on the opposite side of the country from where most of my family is buried.

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