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High School Students Clean Up A Cemetery To Honor Veterans

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SPOKANE, Wash. - Dozens of students from Rogers High School spent their Saturday clearing pine needles, branches, and even trash from Evergreen Cemetery. It is a place you could drive past on the road and not even notice it is there. However, one student did notice and decided to do something to change it.

More than 40 students from the high school volunteered because they think it is important to return the cemetery to the state it was in when it was opened. There is a special area of the cemetery dedicated to civil war veterans students hope people will visit to honor them once the cemetery is clean.

It is a project that will take some time, but one that makes a big difference for those who have loved ones buried there. Saturday was the first day of volunteering, but the students hope to make it a monthly event. If you would like to help, contact Rogers High School for more information.

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