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Additional cemeteries for the 'must visit' list

Additional cemeteries for the 'must visit' list

Thank you for the thoughtful, moving pieces profiling cemeteries in the Travel section on Memorial Day weekend ["Monuments to Life," May 24]. Whenever I visit Boston, I take time to walk around the Granary Burying Ground where John Hancock, Sam Adams and many others central to the founding of our nation are buried. I believe it to be a particularly sacred spot and feel that when I am there, I am paying tribute to their courage and sacrifice. When I am in Israel, I visit the cemetery in Tiberias, which overlooks the Sea of Galilee. On a recent visit, a friend and I joined several Israelis sitting by the graves of the poet Rachel and composer Naomi Shemer; they were singing the...

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