Veteran cleans fallen soldiers' headstones to honor Memorial Day

A Seattle, Washington, man along with other members of the American Legion Post 206, have cleaned thousands of headstones so far.
2:26 | 05/28/18

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Tucked off of highway 99 the veteran's section of the evergreen to wash only cemetery. Will gate Linney visitors this weekend. But one Meehan has already been making regular visits for weeks now. Well I'm after the loss of the Boston history. Some of these graves tell amazing stories many decades many wars have passed since some of these head stones were erected. Time son in dust from Eileen any nine. Have some of them showing their rage. Then there is a Irish doctor over in this way who. Served as a commander. A veteran himself Jordan haute knows when it's kind to answer the call to serve. Which is why he believes not only to veterans' memories. That their memorial. Should be at a lot. And every person here has a story in the hours upon hours he spent here he's gotten to know the people who had stones he's cleaning. You do get a little bit of an intimate history of this person where they were born how they lived. What they earn while they were in the military it's it's really interest and found a World War I nurse corps lieutenant and now it's called one of the first female ever to serve in the army. And it's just there's a story with the each heads down. And on special occasions. He's gotten to know their families. As well again thank you thank you just before he started his cleaning Saturday this Sullivan family arrived. On their annual trip up from Lewis Tami to pay respect. To Craig's grandfather honoring those that have served. There to protect our great nation. There it's it's awesome. I'm very glad that someone is out here doing it and it is great in the here like why it's so important Jordan along with other members from American legion post 206. Have cleaned a couple thousand so far but there are still a few thousand. More to go. Might have one earth now hearing lap three really depends but Jordan doesn't mind. Because he knows that no matter how many hours how many thousands of head stones this sacrifice is small compared to those around him. In for Jordan that's what memorial is a bath. A lot of people think of the long weekend this you know though we can Wear you go to the pool or you barbecue and the reality it's. About the sacrifices that Amazon made in those people from the families in Seattle it's Pittman. Come O news.

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