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Ironwood couple cleans veterans' gravestones

By PAMELA JANSSON

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IRONWOOD - In 2021, Angela Brogan was in Ironwood's Riverside Cemetery when she happened to notice the headstones of several veterans.

Last week, on May 17, she recalled the moment while standing with her husband, Scott Brogan, in the same place.

"I was cleaning my own family stones," she said, "and I walked by these, and they didn't look like they should."

She was referring to Section 38 of the cemetery, which includes dozens of small, white gravestones that commemorate the lives of lost veterans.

Since then, the Ironwood couple have made it their...

 
 
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