"As the hymn says, you can lay your burden down."
March 15, 2013 7:36 AM Subscribe
The Things They Leave Behind.
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"When the Vietnam Veterans Memorial opened 30 years ago, something unexpected happened: People started leaving things at the wall. One veteran has spent decades cataloging the letters, mementos, and other artifacts of loss — all 400,000 of them." (Via.)
Website: The National Park Service Museum Resource Center
CSPAN Video: "Bob Sonderman, director of the Museum Resource Center, gave a tour
of the football field-sized warehouse which houses roughly 2.5 million archaeological objects from National Park locations in the District of Columbia, Maryland, Virginia, and West Virginia." (2/11)