State officials honor fallen military vets at Boston Common

BOSTON (WHDH) — Gov. Charlie Baker (R-Mass.) and other state officials honored fallen military veterans and their families Thursday at a ceremony held on Boston Common.

Hundreds of volunteers helped plant 37,000 American flags on the Common. Each flag symbolizes a fallen service member from Massachusetts.

The flags will be on display throughout Memorial Day Weekend.

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