From the Civil War to today’s mattress sales, Memorial Day is full of contradiction
By BEN FINLEY Associated Press | Saturday, May 27, 2023, 12:05 a.m.
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U.S. Sailors and Marines stand on the deck of the USS Wasp, an amphibious assault ship, as it passes the Statue of Liberty during Fleet Week on Wednesday, May 24, 2023 in New York. (AP Photo/Yuki Iwamura)