Memorial Day 2014

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    Dianne Latiolais, center, waits with other members of the American Legion Auxillary before the start of the Memorial Day parade in Westerville on May 26.
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    Retired Army Col. Tim Gorrell, director of the Ohio Department of Veterans' Services, addresses the crowd during Memorial Day ceremonies May 26 at Otterbein Cemetery in Westerville.
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    Honor guards with the Westerville Police and Fire departments march south on State Street during the Memorial Day parade in Westerville on May 26.
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    Dan Latiolais, with American Legion Post 171, carries an American flag during the Memorial Day parade in Westerville on May 26.
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    Tiffany Zuehlke, 7, watches the Memorial Day parade in Westerville on May 26.
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    American Legion Post 171 members Robert Arn, left, and Mike Etling, right, place a wreath at a Veterans' memorial during Memorial Day ceremonies at Westerville's Otterbein Cemetery May 26.
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    Air Force veteran Robert Arn salutes during the playing of the national anthem during Memorial Day ceremonies at Westerville's Otterbein Cemetery May 26.
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    Seven year old Kaleb Bostic looks up as he stands holding the American flag during the wreath ceremony during the Dublin Memorial Day Parade. Kaleb was marching in the parade with his great grandfather Gene Bostic who is a member of American Legion Post 800.
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    World War II veteran Chi Weber salutes as the American flag passes by during the Dublin Memorial Day Parade. Weber served in the Pacific with the United States Marine Corps.
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    Jim Jaeger with American Legion Post 800 salutes as the Star Spangled Banner is played during the ceremony at the Dublin Cemetery following the Dublin Memorial Day Parade.
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    Members of Thomas Elementary Cub Scouts Pack 679 salute as the Star Spangled Banner is played during the ceremony at the Dublin Cemetery following the Dublin Memorial Day Parade.
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    Mason Arrasmith, 1, of Grandview shows his support during the Grandview Heights Memorial Day parade Saturday, May 24. The parade followed last Thursday evening’s Blue Star Mothers Memorial Day service at Memorial Park, and immediately preceded a ceremony at Pierce Field, during which the park’s new multipurpose building was dedicated.
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    Grandview Heights Memorial Day Parade grand marshal and World War II veteran Dr. Thomas Williams rides in the parade Saturday, May 24.
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    Members of the Grandview Heights Fire Department Honor Guard lead the Grandview Heights Memorial Day Parade Saturday, May 24.
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    Cathleen Gleason, a senior twirler with the Grandview Heights High School Marching Band performs during the Grandview Heights Memorial Day Parade Saturday, May 24.
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    The Grandview Heights High School Marching Band performs during the Grandview Heights Memorial Day Parade Saturday, May 24.
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    Domiana Smith, 11, of Grandveiw, a member of Junior Girl Scouts Troop 2066, rides her skateboard while carrying the American Flag as she marches with the group during the Grandview Heights Memorial Day Parade Saturday, May 24.
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    Dallas Cole, 4, of Columbus rides in the Grandview Heights Memorial Day Parade Saturday, May 24.
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    The YMCA Y-Tribes antique fire truck is seen during the Grandview Heights Memorial Day Parade Saturday, May 24.
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    Grandview Theater employee Jaden Allen, 16, marches in the Grandview Heights Memorial Day Parade Saturday, May 24.
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    Vietnam veteran Charles Brown waves to the crowd while riding in the Grandview Heights Memorial Day Parade Saturday, May 24.
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    Participants with the Capital City Corvette Club make their way to the bottom of First Avenue during the Grandview Heights Memorial Day Parade Saturday, May 24.
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    Ranger Sylvia Chelf, left, with the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers waves to the crowd with the organization's mascot, Bobber, during the Grandview Heights Memorial Day Parade Saturday, May 24.
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    Quinn Tillett, 13, top, and Andrew Bergman, 14, with Boy Scout Troop 73 waves to the crowd during the Grandview Heights Memorial Day Parade Saturday, May 24.
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    Grandview Heights High School Band Director Justin Hennig leads the group during the National Anthem before the dedication of the Pierce Field Pavilion Saturday, May 24.
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    Grandview Heights Parks and Recreation Director Sean Robey, left, Peggy Pierce, the widow of Larry Pierce who was the son of A.K. Pierce who the park was named after, Grandview Heights City Council president Anthony Panzera and Grandview Heights Mayor Ray DeGraw cut the ribbon dedicating the Pierce Field Pavilion Saturday, May 24.
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    Jeff Shipley Comander of the American Legion, Paschall Post 164, gives opening statements at the Memorial Day Service at the Vetrans Memorial Monument in Grove City on May 26.
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    Members of the Grove City High School Junior ROTC rehearse before the Memorial Day parade on May 26.
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    Sargent Major Donald Bocook addresses the Cental Crossing High School Junior ROTC squad before the Grove City memorial Day Parade on May 26.
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    Grand Marshall George Love (left) leads the Grove City Memorial Day Parade as Bill Heise drives on May 26.
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    The Grove City High School Jr. Navy ROTC marches in the Grove City Memorial Day Parade on May26.
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    Marine Veteran Robert "Sandy" Smith rides his Road Smith Roadhawk in the Grove City Memorial Day Parade on May 26.
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    Jeff Shipley Comander of the American Legion, Paschall Post 164, gives opening statements at the Memorial Day Service at the Vetrans Memorial Monument in Grove City on May 26.
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    The American Legion Paschall Post 164 Color Guard fires a single volley as a salute to all veterans at the Grove City Veterans Memorial Monument Service on May 26.
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    A red poppy lies atop the Veterans Memorial Monument Monday in Grove City.
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    Grove City High School Choir Member Alana Reisling sings "Lord Bless You amd Keep You" during the Grove City Veterans Memorial Monument Service on May 26.
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    American Legion Chaplain Don Hutchinson says "The Lord's Prayer" in closing the Grove City Veterans Memorial Monument Service on May 26.
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    Members of the Olentangy High School Marching Band perform in the Powell Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26.
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    Lindsay Allard with Libbycakes Stables leads her miniature ponies in the Powell Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26.
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    Members of the Olentangy Jr. Drill Team perform in the Powell Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26.
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    Part of the Powell Memorial Day Parade is seen Monday, May 26.
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    Library Orange Branch librarians Marley McDonough, right, and Amee Sword make a formation with empty book carts as they march in the Powell Memorial Day Parade Monday, May 26.
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    Runners take off for the start of the 43 Annual Memorial Day Run 5 miler sponsored by the Upper Arlington Civic Association.
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    Twelve year old Liam Gillespie finishes with a time of 38:44 during the 43 Annual Memorial Day Run 5 miler sponsored by the Upper Arlington Civic Association.
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    Don Hyland (left) drives Paul Clements (center) and David Flowers into place before the start of the Worthington Memorial Day parade May 26. Hyland and Flowers are World War II veterans, and Clements is a Vietnam War veteran.
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    Seven ladies from Knox County form the majestic Living Flag at the start of the Worthington Memorial Day parade on May 26.
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    Members of VFW Tibbets Memorial Post 2398 present the colors at the start of the Worthington Memorial Day parade in Worthington, Ohio on May 26.
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    Bonnie Michael of Worthington City Council waves to the crowd during the Worthington Memorial Day parade in Worthington, Ohio on May 26.
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    The Worthington Kilbourne High School marching band marches in the Worthington Memorial Day parade in Worthington, Ohio on May 26.
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    Members of several area Boy Scout troops carry flags of deceased local veterans of foreign wars during the Worthington Memorial Day parade on May 26.
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    Walter Ridgley, 11, of South Lebanon, Ohio, waves a flag during the Worthington Memorial Day parade on May 26.
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    Shamrock Club Pipes & Drums members play while marching along the parade route during the Worthington Memorial Day parade in Worthington, Ohio on May 26.
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    Children wait for the parade to arrive on High Street during the Worthington Memorial Day parade in Worthington, Ohio on May 26.
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    Park National Bank employees carry a large American flag during the Worthington Memorial Day parade in Worthington, Ohio on May 26.