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From 2000: Mementos at the Wall

It is among America's most visited and most poignant sites: The Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C. From the day it was dedicated in 1982, "The Wall" has touched people so profoundly that a remarkable tradition began: Visitors would leave behind intensely personal messages and mementos, which are carefully collected each day by a National Park Service ranger. Correspondent Sharyl Attkisson reports a story originally broadcast by "Sunday Morning" on May 28, 2000.
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