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“The cat’s cradle represents my son, just as a reminder to spend as much time with him as I can,” said Anthony Banewicz, a member of the Army National Guard. “The grapes are a representation for my grandfather. He was from Italy, and we always used to make wine. And in conjunction with that, we would have our spaghetti and meatball dinner with my grandmother every Sunday afternoon. The wooden spoon is a representation for my mother, because she always cooked with a wooden spoon and disciplined me with a wooden spoon.”
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