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Veterans Group to Read Names of Fallen Soldiers


A group dedicated to improving the lives of military families is asking for help to carry out a Veterans Day mission.

The group is called "The Fight Continues" and its goal is to read 1.2 million names of fallen soldiers on Veterans Day. The reading will include every fallen soldier since the birth of the United States of America simultaneously.

Organizers hoped to have 600 locations across the country, where several thousand names would be read, but so far, they only have 150. Ten are in Michigan, but the non-profit is looking for more.

"There's an 80-year-old woman who's husband died in World War 2 that said that she'd stand at her husbands grave site and read all 1,750 names, whether somebody was there or not. And so there are great Americans out there and just like there's great Americans everywhere. We need you guys to come forward and help us out with this cause," said Eric Calley, with the organization.

Veterans Day is Sunday, November 11.

For more information, visit the The Fight Continues website.

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