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Athletes use social media pay tribute on Memorial Day 2015.

By Extra Mustard
May 25, 2015

Monday, May 25 is Memorial Day in the United States.

Current and former athletes have been paying tribute on social media to the men and women who died serving in the country's armed forces. 

Major league baseball has a full slate of games on Monday, and teams are wearing special uniforms in support. Tributes are taking place at stadiums across the country.

Athletes including Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, Angels outfielder Mike Trout, Texans defensive end J.J. Watt and U.S. women's national team member Abby Wambach are among those who have paid respects on Twitter.

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