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Living memorials for those who served

Originally Published: November 11, 2009
By Ivan Maisel | ESPN.com

The words "Memorial Stadium" appear in stories before millions of eyes every college football season without ever being read. It's a name glossed over in the search for news of this team or that game.

The teams come, the games go. The memorials at 15 college football stadiums named in honor of this nation's military veterans stand in vigil, commemorating the men and women who died and those who came home in service of the nation.

They are as old as the 1920s, when several universities ...

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