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Removal of mementos from Arlington graves

Mementos are seen on a headstone in Section 60 at Arlington National Cemetery in Virginia, March 13, 2013. Section 60 contains graves of soldiers from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. (REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque)

Removal of mementos from Arlington graves

Arlington National Cemetery has recently begun enforcing a policy that forbids the placing of mementos on graves, notably in Section 60, which contains graves from those killed in Iraq and Afghanistan.



The cleanup has outraged many families of those buried here. (Reuters)