Local Memorial Day ceremonies honor military, emergency responders

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By Randy Wyrick

EAGLE COUNTY — Almost every Memorial Day ceremony includes a prayer for peace, because no one loves peace more than those who have survived war.Rabbi Joel Newman, commander in the Navy Chaplain Corps, was striking in his dress whites as he delivered that prayer Monday afternoon at Freedom Park in Edwards.Monday morning, Army Chaplain Rev. Jeremiah Harris prayed a similar prayer atop Tennessee Pass at the 10th Mountain Memorial.Life amid the deathSometimes, in the midst of all that abhorrent war, life happens.Sandy Treat and Crosby Perry-Smith fought with the 10th Mountain Division in World War II. Sen. Michael Bennet looked …

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