Veteran Patricia A. Harris lays a wreath at the grave of her father, WWII veteran John L. Alston, Jr. during a Memorial Day observance at the Raleigh National Cemetery in Raleigh, N.C. on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Harris is a former State Commander of The American Legion Department of North Carolina.
Veteran Patricia A. Harris lays a wreath at the grave of her father, WWII veteran John L. Alston, Jr. during a Memorial Day observance at the Raleigh National Cemetery in Raleigh, N.C. on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Harris is a former State Commander of The American Legion Department of North Carolina. Liz Condo newsobserver.com
Veteran Patricia A. Harris lays a wreath at the grave of her father, WWII veteran John L. Alston, Jr. during a Memorial Day observance at the Raleigh National Cemetery in Raleigh, N.C. on Sunday, May 29, 2016. Harris is a former State Commander of The American Legion Department of North Carolina. Liz Condo newsobserver.com

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