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A woman scratches a poppy pod to extract opium crude in Xalpatlahuac, Mexico. (Rodrigo Cruz/Copyright 2018 The New York Times)
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November 11, 2017
One of the most prominent symbols associated with veterans is the poppy. Although most have heard the poem "In Flanders Fields" and seen poppies handed out surrounding Memorial Day, not all are familiar with the story and history of how the poppy came to symbolize the sacrifice and achievement of fallen soldiers. Illustration
Reflect on the poppy on Veteran's Day
November 11, 2017 - 3:30am