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Vietnam War memorial in Fenway Rose Garden vandalized: ‘It's very disheartening'

1 month ago   |   By Boston Herald

The Vietnam War memorial located by Fenway's James P. Kelleher Rose Garden was vandalized with red paint on Thursday in an act that pains the community and military families, city officials said.
“It was a horrific act of vandalism and hate, and to desecrate a memorial for men and women that made the supreme sacrifice to our nation is unconscionable,” said Boston City Councilor Ed Flynn, who served 20 years in the Navy.
Red paint streaked across all three pillars of the memorial where names of fallen heroes are written. A 311 report submitted on Thursday documented the damage, and Boston...
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