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Ceremony heralds opening of WWI Memorial in Washington

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WASHINGTON (AP) --The new World War I Memorial in Washington, D.C., will open to the public Saturday, and its launch was marked by a ceremony and flag-raising in honor of the 4.7 million veterans who served in what's known as America's Great War.

In remarks during the virtual ceremony, President Joe Biden paid tribute to the 4.7 ámillion who served in the war, and the 116,516 Americans who lost their lives.

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