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Scenes from Memorial Day '68 include dad visiting grave of son killed in Vietnam

Thursday, May 29, 2014
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Raymond Lee Hyson fought for his country on the Fourth of July, 1967. The Marine lance corporal was in Quang Nam Province, Vietnam. He was struck by mortar fragments as he defended his unit’s position and died of his injuries. On May 30, 1968 — Memorial Day — people remembered Hyson’s sacrifice....

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