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228-year-old Constitution given salute in Oakland County

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Solemn reflection marked this 228th anniversary of the signing of the U.S. Constitution, as officials gathered at the Michigan Fallen Heroes Memorial in Pontiac. Oakland County Circuit Judge Michael Warren. PHOTO/DAVID JACKSON

The 10-year-old memorial depicts the mourning figures of a firefighter and law enforcement officer kneeling before a granite wall with more than 800 names. The wall honors Michigan police and firefighters who lost their lives in the line of duty dating back to 1864.