Transcript for Paying Tribute This Memorial Day
and to memorial day. A moment for all of us to pause to say thank you and remember those we lost while serving our country. Reporter: Today, president Obama laying a wreath at the tomb of the unknown solider at Arlington national cemetery. Among the stories the president shared. The story of missing soldier Joseph gant who served in the Korean war and never came home. His wife waiting. All these years. After she was 60 years she was was there. Clara never remarried during those 63 years and now 96-years-old, she was there to welcome him home. Reporter: And today, a wave to the crowd, there to honor her husband and all of those who served who we've lost. And across this country, the American spirit. In Arizona, a widow remembering her husband, William Murphy, who served in world war ii. In New Jersey, a mother honoring her son, Ryan Iannelli, who served in Afghanistan. And the children across the nation today with their signs, "Thank you." 4-year-old aarlyn finding her grandfather's name, a Navy veteran. And in for ft. Worth, Texas, a 7-year-old cub scout placing flowers moving his grandfather to tears. That grandfather, a Vietnam vet. It meant that he cared about so many people giving their lives for our country. Reporter: And on the field, the Atlanta braves stand side by side with members of the military as they salute. And this photo from Spokane, Washington catching our eye -- and so many others on Facebook. Vince Comstock welcomed home after a 9 month deployment in Afghanistan by his wife, Kristin. And just look at their two little girls -- giddy with joy. Their hug would come next.
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