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Neglected Immokalee cemetery gets makeover


A neglected veterans cemetery in Immokalee is getting some much needed help, just in time for Memorial Day.Some of the grave sites were in such bad shape, they didn’t even have headstones.We took a look at what’s being done to honor those veterans who made the ultimate sacrifice.Volunteers are picking up shovels and rakes at Lake Trafford Memorial Gardens.So far, they’ve uncovered more than 50 grave sites. Just yesterday, they found two.”Every time we come out and rake, we find another grave,” said organizer Ed Messer.So far 51 have been uncovered.

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