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Northborough veterans offer unique way to pay tribute to fallen comrades

 ( l to r) Bernice Conway, John Brewer,  Al Graefing and Larry Shafer outside Lowe's Market.  Conway's son, Kevin, is a veteran who has served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

( l to r) Bernice Conway, John Brewer, Al Graefing and Larry Shafer outside Lowe's Market. Conway's son, Kevin, is a veteran who has served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

Northborough – Veterans from American Legion Vincent F. Picard Post 234 set up a table outside Lowe's Variety and Meat Market July 3 to offer shoppers small American flags and handmade poppy flowers. The flags had previously been on the graves of US veterans. The American Legion members collected the flags, cleaned them and folded them the same as the way a full-sized flag would be folded.

Photos/Jerry Callaghan

Small flags from the gravesites of veterans and the well-known poppy flowers were offered to shoppers going into Lowe's Market.

Small flags from the gravesites of veterans and the well-known poppy flowers were offered to shoppers going into Lowe's Market.

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