By Anica Padilla

DENVER (CBS4) — The Memorial Day tradition of planting flags at Fort Logan National Cemetery resumed this year. The tribute was modified by the pandemic last year.

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The rainy weather didn’t stop volunteers from showing up on Sunday to pay their respects to those who fought for our freedom.

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More than 2,300 people came out to plant over 100,000 flags — one in front of every headstone.

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The group that organized today’s event is Flags For Fallen Vets. They’re asking for 100 more volunteers to help honor veterans next Saturday.

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Anica Padilla