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On Memorial Day weekend, we remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice. AARP also offers resources and news for military veterans and families.

 

The Survivor Tree

An unassuming small pear tree has a mighty name

Pulled from the broken rubble of the Twin Towers, the little pear tree was almost destroyed. But now it blooms again and has become a symbol of renewal and hope. Alyne Ellis has the details.

See also: 9/11: A day to remember, honor, serve.

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