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Memorial day will look a little different this year with many celebrations canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Around 50 volunteers...includ ing girl and boy scouts came out at 9 a.m.

And placed flags on their graves in four cemetaries in woodford county.

The american legion hosted the event...vice commander mike colemans says the number of volunteers is a jump from the norm.and it made for a challenge with social distancing...but he says they stayed in groups of two and got the job done.

Coleman says the tradition has been ongoing for 25 years...and its important that it continues for years to come.

"there are graves here from the revolutionary war all the way up to as recently as this week.

Butted sot its honoring people whove fought for our freedoms and have died."

Coleman says just this week banners of the veterans were put up in versailles.

He says there is normally a memorial day service on monday...but its cancelled this year.

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