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Augustine Hamner, 6, hugs her grandfathers headstone as her brother, John, 2, straightens his flag and mom, Grace, watches Monday (May 30, 2005) afternoon at Fort Richardson National Cemetery. "She know the reason her granddad is here," said Robert Hamner, her father. Hamner said just knowing his dad was a good man, that brought him up right makes memorial day special to him.

Augustine, who has been to the cemetary before, asks "Why are there more?" referring to the headstones.
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Augustine Hamner, 6, hugs her grandfathers headstone as her brother, John, 2, straightens his flag and mom, Grace, watches Monday (May 30, 2005) afternoon at Fort Richardson National Cemetery. "She know the reason her granddad is here," said Robert Hamner, her father. Hamner said just knowing his dad was a good man, that brought him up right makes memorial day special to him.<br />
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Augustine, who has been to the cemetary before, asks "Why are there more?" referring to the headstones.