Jim Sheeler

Reporter, Rocky Mountain News

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Pulitzer-Prize winning reporter for the Rocky Mountain News who has been covering the war from the home front for five years and has expanded that coverage into a new book, Final Salute: A Story of Unfinished Lives

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Memorial Day  began after the Civil War, which killed 600,000 Americans, North and South.

Origins of Memorial Day; Honoring Our Fallen Soldiers

Memorial Day began after the Civil War, which killed 600,000 Americans, North and South.

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