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London honors fallen WWI soldiers with sea of ceramic red poppies
London honors fallen WWI soldiers with sea of ceramic red poppies

A hundred years ago, the men who joined the British army during World War I came by the millions -- from England, of course, but also from Scotland, Wales, Ireland, Canada, Australia, South Africa and other then-Commonwealth lands. Now those who died -- 888,246 of them -- are being remembered by the "planting" of the same number of handmade ceramic red poppies at the Tower of London, a commemoration marking the 100th anniversary of the start of the war. Visitors heading to the city will be able to see the massive art installation, which was unveiled Tuesday and is called "Blood Swept Lands and Seas of Red." The poppies were designed by artist Paul Cummins and will...

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