TIL there is a tradition of leaving coins on military veterans’ gravestones. Penny = the grave was visited. Nickel = visitor trained at boot camp with the deceased veteran. Dime = visitor served with the deceased in some capacity. Quarter = visitor was present when the veteran passed away.

Read more: https://americanmilitarynews.com/2017/03/meaning-behind-tradition-leaving-coins-veterans-gravestones/

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