GOOD NEWS 'Wreaths Across America' Celebrates 26 Years of Honoring Fallen Heroes
As Wreaths Across America celebrates its 26th year of honoring veterans and fallen servicemembers, one of its leaders discussed the occasion on "Fox & Friends Weekend."
Bre Kingsbury said the weekend that Wreaths Across America lays its wreaths at the graves of American soldiers is a time to "honor our veterans and Gold Star families."
"For Gold Star families, we know that Memorial Day is not one weekend in May," she said. "[It's] every day for those families."
Kingsbury said it is especially difficult for families to cope with their lost loved ones around the holidays, so Wreaths Across America tries to honor their service and bring their families together.
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She called the tradition a "celebration of life."
The main ceremony is held at Arlington National Cemetery, while it and 1200 other locations will see a combined 1.5 million wreaths laid at the graves of the fallen.
Kingsbury added that a fallen soldier's first death is when they are killed, but their "second death" is the last time their name is spoken.
Her organization makes sure that no fallen hero suffers a second death.
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