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It's Not Just the Day the Pools Open
For most Americans, Memorial Day is the beginning of summer, even though the calendar doesn't recognize it for about another month. It's the first holiday with great weather, so we flock to our lakes, parks and pools to show off our new swimsuits and sundresses. Hot dogs, hamburgers and apple pie are on the menu and for a finale we'll watch a fireworks show.
However, that was not the reason the holiday was set aside. It was first known as