A Sacred Trust
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A Sacred Trust

Narrator: FOR ALL WHO VISIT, A NATIONAL CEMETERY IS AN AWE-INSPIRING EXPERIENCE, THE FINAL RESTING PLACE FOR OVER THREE MILLION AMERICAN HEROES. THIS IS HALLOWED GROUND, WHERE WE HONOR THE SERVICE AND SACRIFICE OF OUR NATION’S VETERANS. [GUNSHOT] THE NATIONAL CEMETERY SYSTEM BEGAN WHEN CONGRESS AUTHORIZED PRESIDENT LINCOLN TO PURCHASE …