Heaven's Door

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[Arlington, August 4. Image via Getty]

ARLINGTON, VA - AUGUST 04: LyVonne Lightfoot (3rd R) holds a folded American flag while sitting next to her son U.S. Army Spc. Anthony M. Lightfoot's casket during his burial ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery August 4, 2009 in Arlington, Virginia. Assigned to the 4th Battalion, 25th Field Artillery, 3rd Brigade Combat Team, Spc. Lightfoot, 20, of Riverdale, Georgia, joined the Army in January 2008. Spc. Lightfoot and three other soldiers were killed when their vehicle struck a roadside bomb followed by a small arms and rocket-propelled grenade attack in Wardak Province, Afghanistan. (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

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I'm glad that they are circulating these pictures again; it is important that we honor those who've fought for our country.