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19,000 wreaths laid on veterans’ graves in Elwood’s Lincoln National Cemetery



ELWOOD – Illinois farmer Matt Boucher put together a video of Wreaths Across America 2017's laying of Christmas wreaths on veterans' graves at the Abraham Lincoln Memorial Cemetery. 

Wreaths Across America is a nationwide event in the U.S., honoring military veterans by placing wreaths on their graves during the second week in December.

In nine years, the event has grown to placing 19,000 wreaths in the Abraham Lincoln National Cemetery in Elwood IL. 


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