1,200 flags, crosses in remembrance at Mount Hope Cemetery
About 50 volunteers placed the decorations on the graves of veterans Saturday at Mount Hope Cemetery.
Posted: Saturday, May 25, 2013 12:00 am
For more than 20 years, Anny Brooks has brought a handful of red, white and blue flowers to the grave of her husband, Charles, a Vietnam War veteran, for Memorial Day. She never thought twice about the small white crosses and American flags that marked the grave sites.
About 50 volunteers placed the decorations Saturday at Omaha's Mount Hope Cemetery.
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Saturday, May 25, 2013 12:00 am.