DENVER (CBS4) – Volunteers, families and friends came together Saturday as part of National Wreaths Across America Day. Wreaths were placed on the gravestones at Fort Logan National Cemetery.

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The volunteers honored those who served our country and paid the ultimate price. For many of those volunteers, this is what the holidays are all about.

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“I think during the holidays we kind of lose sight of what we have to be grateful for in the hustle and bustle of gifts and parties, and I think it’s a great way to stop and remember why we have all these things to be grateful for,” said Valerie Brewster.

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The wreaths are purchased with donations. They are placed at more than 1,600 cemeteries across the nation.

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