Memorial Day Taps tradition continues despite rain

BRIDGMAN, Mich. -- The rain should have stopped a Memorial Day event that takes place every year, right as the sun is setting. But a dedicated trumpet player refused to let a little rain ruin this tradition to honor veterans.

The group called Bridgman Taps Corps has been playing the song almost every night, every summer since 1991.  

Chuck Corliss, a member of the Bridgman Taps Corps, says it's a somber song, but he plays it for all his relatives who are veterans.  

Taps will be played by the group through Labor Day.  

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