Wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans on Wreaths Across America day at the Southern Maine Veterans' Cemetery in Springvale on Saturday. A girl and others look at the headstones prior to the ceremony. DINA MENDROS/Journal Tribune

Wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans on Wreaths Across America day at the Southern Maine Veterans’ Cemetery in Springvale on Saturday. A girl and others look at the headstones prior to the ceremony. DINA MENDROS/Journal Tribune

Wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans on Wreaths Across America day at the Southern Maine Veterans' Cemetery in Springvale on Saturday. Fran LeClair, coordinator of the ceremony and president of Rolling Thunder explains how the wreaths are to be laid. DINA MENDROS/Journal Tribune

Wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans on Wreaths Across America day at the Southern Maine Veterans’ Cemetery in Springvale on Saturday. Fran LeClair, coordinator of the ceremony and president of Rolling Thunder explains how the wreaths are to be laid. DINA MENDROS/Journal Tribune

Wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans on Wreaths Across America day at the Southern Maine Veterans' Cemetery in Springvale on Saturday. A boy is about to get a wreath to lay on one of the graves. DINA MENDROS/Journal Tribune

Wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans on Wreaths Across America day at the Southern Maine Veterans’ Cemetery in Springvale on Saturday. A boy is about to get a wreath to lay on one of the graves. DINA MENDROS/Journal Tribune

Wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans on Wreaths Across America day at the Southern Maine Veterans' Cemetery in Springvale on Saturday. Wreaths are being handed out to the several hundred people who showed up so they can place them on the graves of loved ones and other deceased veterans. DINA MENDROS/Journal Tribune

Wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans on Wreaths Across America day at the Southern Maine Veterans’ Cemetery in Springvale on Saturday. Wreaths are being handed out to the several hundred people who showed up so they can place them on the graves of loved ones and other deceased veterans. DINA MENDROS/Journal Tribune

Wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans on Wreaths Across America day at the Southern Maine Veterans' Cemetery in Springvale on Saturday. Heidi Yeaton lays a wreath on the grave of her brother-in-law, William Chapais who served in the U.S. Army. DINA MENDROS/Journal Tribune

Wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans on Wreaths Across America day at the Southern Maine Veterans’ Cemetery in Springvale on Saturday. Heidi Yeaton lays a wreath on the grave of her brother-in-law, William Chapais who served in the U.S. Army. DINA MENDROS/Journal Tribune

Wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans on Wreath Across America day at the Southern Maine Veterans' Cemetery in Springvale on Saturday. Elaine Baron and Janet Jepson place a wreath on the grave of their father, Roland Carrier who served in the U.S. Navy. DINA MENDROS/Journal Tribune

Wreaths were laid on the graves of veterans on Wreath Across America day at the Southern Maine Veterans’ Cemetery in Springvale on Saturday. Elaine Baron and Janet Jepson place a wreath on the grave of their father, Roland Carrier who served in the U.S. Navy. DINA MENDROS/Journal Tribune

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