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10/16/11 — Never, ever forgotten

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Never, ever forgotten

By Kenneth Fine
Published in News on October 16, 2011 1:50 AM

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The Wayne Veterans Memorial is located at the corner of Walnut and William streets on the site of the former Wayne County Memorial Community Building, which was dedicated to those who served and lost their lives in war. The newly constructed tribute will be dedicated on Veterans Day.

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Ed Borden, a trustee of the Wayne County Memorial Association, looks with pride at the veterans memorial he and other volunteers helped create. In addition to the tributes to those lost to war, the memorial also offers visitors a place to reflect on the cost of freedom.

It started with a relentless fire -- a tragedy felt by the thousands who had made memories inside a building designed to pay tribute to the sons of an eastern North Carolina community who had been lost to war. But...

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