Farewell for now, Staff Sergeant De Alencar

The rigid rows of marble headstones follow the hills and hollows of Arlington National Cemetery — overwhelming, humbling, heart-sickening. War is brotherhood, sacrifice, and valor. War is destruction, sorrow, and death. Is there any place other than Arlington where the complex wages of war weigh so profoundly on the spirit?

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Brenda Connally-Brown celebrates 50 years with her Suntrust Bank family

Hired at 18 and currently the Commercial Banking Relationship Manager, Brenda Connally-Brown is committed to her bank's community values and to her professional family.
Robin Trimarchi The Ledger-Enquirer
Brenda Connally-Brown celebrates 50 years with her Suntrust Bank family 1:45

Brenda Connally-Brown celebrates 50 years with her Suntrust Bank family

First Responders grill out with doctors and nurses at Midtown Medical Center. 1:16

First Responders grill out with doctors and nurses at Midtown Medical Center.

Royale Lampley talks about staying on task to graduate Jordan High School 3:04

Royale Lampley talks about staying on task to graduate Jordan High School

Raw Video: Pacelli High graduates toss their caps into the air 0:23

Raw Video: Pacelli High graduates toss their caps into the air