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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Central High students are "glad they made it"

Three Central High graduates smile with excitement as they wait for commencement exercises to begin
Robin Trimarchi The Ledger-Enquirer
Central High students are 0:31

Central High students are "glad they made it"

Shaw High graduates exit the arena to the applause of faculty and staff 3:07

Shaw High graduates exit the arena to the applause of faculty and staff

The Columbus High senior ensemble sings The Beatles during graduation 3:06

The Columbus High senior ensemble sings The Beatles during graduation

Hardaway graduates ready to eat and party 1:14

Hardaway graduates ready to eat and party