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Social: Memorial Day on Long Island

Calverton National Cemetery (Photo Credit: Alec Buczynski)
Calverton National Cemetery (Photo Credit: Alec Buczynski)
As Long Islanders hit the beaches and fired up their BBQs this Memorial Day, they also remembered the larger meaning of the day: thanking those who made the ultimate sacrifice for our nation. 

Scroll down through the Storify above to see patriotism on display across Long Island via images posted on social media sites. 
Get Off My Lawn May 26, 2014 at 08:26 PM
Honor them. Stop surrendering your freedom.
Ron May 27, 2014 at 05:45 AM
Problem is 52% of this country prefers to surrender their freedoms and will continue to do so until it is too late.
Rollo Tomasi May 26, 2014 at 08:39 PM
Love your freedom...love your country...thank and help those who serve/served...protect our borders...put an end to terrorism...then you and your family can sleep comfortably under the flag of the United States of America.
eugene frohnhoefer May 27, 2014 at 09:14 AM
And now Chucky Scmuker wants the Feds. to give hundreds of millions of dollars to fight the war on heron coming across our border from Mexico. He fought every effort to secure our border from the illegal voter bloc but now he wants to fight drugs, carried by these invaders but not the invaders
Gabe Gonsalves May 28, 2014 at 02:03 PM
my comment is thank the men and women who sacrificed their lives so I can be sitting here making this comment.

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