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Honor fallen warriors on National Poppy Day


May 23, 2022

American Legion Auxiliary Unit 30 member, Merita Aldayel, is shown above seated in the entrance of Miller's Fresh Foods, where the poppies will be distributed for a donation on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays before Memorial Day. Courtesy photo.

Honor our fallen warriors and contribute to the continuing needs of our veterans on National Poppy Day.

The American Legion family called upon Congress to proclaim the Friday before Memorial Day as National Poppy Day, which was officially designated as such in 2017. The Flanders Fields poppy has become an internationally known and recognized symbol of the lives sacrificed in war and the hope t...

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