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American Legion to distribute poppies

The members of Adams Post 86 Auxiliary will again distribute poppies this week to remember veterans and those who perished during wars.  

Poppies were chosen to symbolize the many who died during World War I and immortalized in the poem In Flanders Fields by Lt. Col. John McCrae in 1915 on the battlefield in France. It begins: “In Flanders Fields the poppies blow, Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing fly, Scarce heard amid the guns below.”

Auxiliary Unit 86 president Heather Robertson, said legionnaires and auxiliary members will distribute poppies from 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Thursday, May 26, and Friday, May 27, at Tri-St….

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