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Waite H.S. holds Memorial Day program

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Ret. Col. Harold Brown, a former Tuskegee Airman, left, greets Rep. Marcy Kaptur while Rev. Dr. Otis J. Gordon, Jr. center looks on during the 97th Annual Memorial Day program.

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Ed Reiter, with the American Legion Post 537, stands at attention after presenting the colors during the 97th Annual Memorial Day program. This year's program 'Courage Knows No Color' had a tribute to the Tuskegee Airmen.

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John Hatfield, with the American Legion Post 537, stands at attention after presenting the colors.

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Toledo Police Post 512 American Legion Commander George Wagner salutes the flag during the presentation of the colors.

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A white cross for WWII veteran Joseph Ramasocky stands with the crosses on the lawn of Waite High School during the 97th Annual Memorial Day program.

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Toledo Firefighter David Gallaher plays a musical accompaniment while the crowd processes from the gymnasium to the memorial.

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Ret. Col. Harold Brown, a former Tuskegee Airman, places a wreath near the memorial.

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Ret. Col. Harold Brown, a former Tuskegee Airman, stands near the memorial during the 97th Annual Memorial Day program.

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Carnations are laid on the named bricks at Wait High School during the 97th Annual Memorial Day program.

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Marty Pirolli, center, with the VFW Post 4906, salutes the memorial amidst the crowd.

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Amanda Blossom, front, plays 'TAPS' after the 21 Gun Salute from the Marine Corps League, in back, during the 97th Annual Memorial Day program at the Waite High School.

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Kaleigh Thayer, left, is comforted by friend Christopher Sutton, right, during the 97th Annual Memorial Day program. Miss Thayer said that her uncle serves in the military but she has not lost any family members to war.

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Dianne LaMantia, from Curtice, Ohio, looks at the memorial after placing a flower in the vase during the ceremony.

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