The dos and don’ts of poppy etiquette
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“A lot of people when they’re done and over with at the national ceremony, will go up to cheap cheap jordans the tomb of the unknown soldier and (place their poppies there) so that the sarcophagus is totally covered in them. That’s an appropriate thing.”
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