As you wrap up the holiday weekend, look back at the history of Memorial Day through old and new images.
Many towns and cities still stage Memorial Day parades, but they are attended by a fraction of the number of spectators who used to line parade routes.
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Public domain image
From Taronga Zoo via CNN
Nobel Prize Committee/Twitter
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From Red's via CNN
Dutch National Archives
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