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As Karen Tumulty noted on Thursday, President Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama made a solemn visit to Arlington National Cemetary on Veterans Day. TIME photographer Christopher Morris recorded the below video from that day.
Timing matters a lot in this business, and yesterday, New York Daily News reporter James Gordon Meek’s was excellent. The reason he happened to be standing in Section 60 of Arlington National Cemetery had nothing to do with his job, but it nonetheless produced an exquisite piece of journalism.