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SOUTH PORTLAND — It might have been any run-of-the-mill field trip, but for the American flags carried by members of the Boys and Girls Club that gave the impression that something special was underway, and the flags that drew the occasional honk from passing motorists, whether or not they knew the purpose of the march.

On Saturday, February 22, about 25 members of the Boys and Girls Club hiked four miles, from their clubhouse on Broadway, to Spring Point Light, then to Bug Light, and finally to the service memorial in Mill Creek Parkand back to their starting point. But they carried with them more than the flags, they also lugged stones memorializing the dedication of service members killed since 9/11 while on active duty.  MORE BELOW.



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