Memorial Day


Sun May 26, 2013

From Running to Music, Memorial Day Celebrations For Everyone

U.S. flags at the base of the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C. in 2008
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It's not too late to check out some of the Memorial Day celebrations happening along the Front Range.

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Sun May 26, 2013

'Orphaned' By World War II, Children Salute Fallen Fathers

Originally published on Sun May 26, 2013 5:48 pm

Paratrooper William John McLean II died on his son's second birthday. William McLean III is now 70.
Courtesy of William McLean III

Memorial Day commemorates those who died serving in the U.S. Armed Forces. For some Americans, the day revives their few and fading memories of their fallen fathers. Those who lost a father in World War II are considered "war orphans." These are the stories of three of those children who have lived nearly all their lives without their dads.

A Voice From Heaven

Geraldine Conway Morenski holds onto a few distant memories of her dad: picking her up out of her crib, laughing, playing with her in the backyard.

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Sat May 25, 2013
The Spotlight

Hearing Voices: For the Fallen

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For Memorial Day, the voices of veterans remembering their comrades.

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Fri May 24, 2013

Trail Ridge Road & Independence Pass Open For Summer

Trail Ridge Road. August 2010
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Thu May 23, 2013
Holiday Weekend

Fewer Coloradans Expected To Travel This Memorial Day Weekend

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Ready for a long Memorial Day weekend? If you’re heading out, you may want to look at the numbers. AAA Colorado predicts that 600,000 Coloradans will travel 50 miles or more from home during the weekend.

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