Ceremony to be held for the 73rd anniversary of D-Day

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BEDFORD, Va. (WDBJ7) Tuesday is the 73rd anniversary of D-Day.

At the National D-Day Memorial in Bedford, World War II veteran Jerry Yellin will be speaking. It's an opportunity to hear a unique story while honoring those who served.

"We want to make sure that we are commemorating those days every single year, and that we are celebrating those veterans while we still have the chance," said Angela Lynch of the National D-Day Memorial Foundation.

The Memorial opens Tuesday at 10 a.m. and Tuesday's ceremony begins at 11 a.m. at the site.

There is free admission all day.