I recently spent a morning at Santa Maria Cemetery putting flags on the graves of veterans. I was struck by these two graves sitting next to each other: both veterans of different wars, and both fathers.
On the left:
US AIR FORCE
JAN 31 1942
JUN 14 1998
On the right:
MAR 5 1932
APR 18 2005
Both K.C. (Kenneth C.) LONG and Robert W. MILLER are buried in the Santa Maria Cemetery, in Santa Maria, California.
Headstone of K.C. Long and Robert W. Miller photographed by Elizabeth O'Neal, May 29, 2010, Santa Maria Cemetery, Santa Maria, Santa Barbara County, California.
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