WHEATON, Ill. -- A suburban Chicago county has found a way to honor its fallen heroes this Memorial Day, even as the coronavirus pandemic has forced communities to cancel their celebrations.
DuPage County has created an interactive, online site for people to share stories, photos and memories to honor loved ones or friends. The website also features poems, quotes and videos, including one in which "Taps" is performed at Arlington National Cemetery and another that explains the history of the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.
"While we may not be able to gather in person this year, we are united in our desire to honor DuPage men and women who gave their lives while serving as members of the U.S. Armed Forces," said DuPage County Board Chairman Dan Cronin.
DuPage County creates interactive site to honor fallen heroes online this Memorial Day amid COVID-19
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