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Photo Challenge #231

Last weekend was the Memorial Day holiday. In honor of all the Westport service members who gave their lives, the Photo Challenge showed a plaque honoring PFC Michael Cherub. He was killed during World War II, when he was 26 years old.

I gave a hint: It’s not one of the memorials at Veterans Green, opposite Town Hall.

Sadly, only one person — Bob Grant knew where PFC Cherub’s plaque is.

Equally sad is the fact that — although it’s at VFW Post 399 — it’s mostly hidden behind the building, on the banks of the Saugatuck River.

Two other memorials are nearby. Perhaps it’s time to move them to a spot where more Westporters can see them. (Click here for the photo.)

This week’s image is not your garden variety Photo Challenge.

No — it’s a garden!

(Photo/Tom Lowrie)

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