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True meaning of Memorial Day

Did you know Memorial Day started off as Decoration Day, which originated after the Civil War to commemorate fallen Union soldiers?

Today, we care more about burgers than we do about our fallen soldiers. Editors often want funny political cartoons, so it's tough when our cartoonists get serious about issues like this they find important. Here are five great cartoons that are right on the mark about what's really important on Memorial Day... 

David Fitzsimmons / Arizona Daily Star (click to view more cartoons by Fitzsimmons)

John Darkow / Columbia Daily Tribune (click to view more cartoons by Darkow)

Rick McKee / Augusta Chronicle (click to view more cartoons by McKee)

Joe Heller / Green Bay Press-Gazette (click to view more cartoons by Heller)

Dave Granlund / PoliticalCartoons.com (click to view more cartoons by Granlund)