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Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery

posted by Nell Minow

Section 60: Arlington National Cemetery” is a documentary from HBO about “the saddest acre in America,” the final resting place of our military who made the ultimate sacrifice in Iraq and Afganistan.  Emmy-winning producers Jon Alpert and Matthew O’Neill (Baghdad ER) capture the profound combination of loss, love and pride felt by cemetery visitors, portraying the losses sustained in military conflicts while honoring those who gave their lives for our country.  The film shows the pain and grief of the families and friends who visit to pay tribute and find comfort and a sense of community.  HBO has also listed resources for grieving families and those who want to help them.

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