National Poppy Day to honor sacrifice made by armed forces

INDIANAPOLIS, Ind. – Every year on May 28 it is a familiar sight, someone wearing a red poppy. But do you know why it is worn? The red poppy is a nationally recognized symbol of sacrifice that is worn by Americans and citizens of Allied nations since World War I to honor those who served and died in all wars. Michael Hayslip talked with American Legion Auxiliary National president about the importance of National Poppy Day and how you can get involved.

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