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Hundreds celebrate Memorial Day at Jefferson Barracks cemetery

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By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson

(KMOV) – Hundreds came out to honor the sacrifice of those who died in combat and those who died years later at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery.

Missouri's highest elected officials were in town including Governor Jay Nixon, Senator Claire McCaskill and Congressman Russ Carnahan.

More than 178,000 servicemen and women of the armed forces are buried at Jefferson Barracks.

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