May 15, 2022

Nonprofit remembering fallen heroes, reason for Memorial Day

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – A nonprofit out of Dallas is on a mission to restore the true meaning of Memorial Day, through relay walks spanning the nation. Sunday, the Carry the Load New England relay team marched through Lexington.

“One of the founders Clint Bruce saying ‘I couldn’t go and do my job overseas without knowing that there were people here willing to sacrifice for my family’,” says Smitty Searles, New England relay manager. “It really made it not just about Memorial Day but Memorial May, where we honor the sacrifices of military, of course, but also the other sacrificial services- police, fire, first responders.”

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