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Shoemaker Post hosting first-ever proper burial of retired American flags

From left to right are Allen Bruck, Vince Sabella, Ken VanHorn, Chief Stephen L. Archer, Jack Marino and David J. Solimine, Sr.
LYNN — The Capt. William. G. Shoemaker Post 345 American Legion is hosting its first-ever interment of flag ashes during the annual Flag Retirement Ceremony at 10 a.m. Saturday at Pine Grove Cemetery.  Each year, the post collects retired flags and burns them during a Flag Day ceremony at Pine Grove, but usually the Department…

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