WASHINGTON – Volunteering at Arlington National Cemetery gives Shayne Newman goose bumps.

“It’s hard to pay attention during the work I’m supposed to be doing,” Newman, 45, of New Milford, Conn., said. “I find myself glancing at the names on the headstones. I can’t help but wonder who these people were, but just knowing that they served our country is definitely a true honor.”

Newman, president of the landscape company, Yard Apes, was one of 400 lawn care and landscape professionals from more than 30 states who volunteered at Arlington Monday for the annual Renewal and Remembrance event. Read more

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