Portage Co. Woman Honors Fallen Soldiers With Prayer

At cemeteries across the nation, headstones of those who bravely served our country are marked with flags, drawing attention to their sacrifice. The flags are also drawing the attention of one local woman who honors our fallen heroes in her own unique way.

Nancian Hall is the daughter of a World War II vet and the granddaughter of a WWI vet. Every Memorial Day she honors the men and women just like her father and grandfather who made the ultimate sacrifice, getting down on her knees and offering up a prayer.

"It's my way to say thank you because we enjoy so many freedoms we wouldn't have if they hadn't been willing to fight for them," Hall tells NewsChannel 7.

Hall slowly, but surely makes her way from headstone to headstone, placing her hands on a grave she silently sends up a prayer. She prays for each soldier and their family individually. All the while wondering what that person's life must have been like. Her goal is to get to every soldier buried at St. Paul Cemetery in Mosinee by Veterans Day.

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