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By Lee Hughes
Staff reporter 

The Moving Wall a moving addition to Medical Lake's Founders Day - The year in review - top 10

2019 Top 10 ­– No. 3


Last updated 12/28/2019 at 7:45am

Lee Hughes

The Moving Wall's panels not only contain the names of the 58,318 American service members killed in Southeast Asia during the Vietnam War, but reflects a ghostly image of those who come to view their names, in a way merging the living with those who died sacrificing their lives for their freedom.

MEDICAL LAKE - There was no shortage of visitors to Medical Lake in June along the reflective black wall engraved with the names of the 58,318 Americans who didn't make it home alive from the Vietnam War.

Brought to the city in conjunction with the annual Founders Day celebration by Re*Imagine Medical Lake, The Moving Wall, a half-scale model of the actual monument in Washington D.C., brought thousands to the city under the hot June sun.

Volunteers spent the morning of the wall's arrival, via an escort of motorcycles and law enforcement, carefully piecing together the Wall's panels prior to...

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