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Trae was drawn to using Wet & Forget to clean gravestones due to the accessibility of the product and the ease of use.
Trae was drawn to using Wet & Forget to clean gravestones due to the accessibility of the product and the ease of use.

Trae Zipperer, The Man Who Started The Movement. 

In October 2019, Trae Zipperer, a U.S. Navy veteran, thought he could start a national movement to clean gravestones by collecting donations for the needed supplies and encouraging volunteers to visit cemeteries in their communities to scrub these grave markers by Veteran’s Day   


The man who started it.  His success story is here.  

Trae’s web sites. By Memorial DayHonoryourDNA 
Trae’s YouTube channel.    Honor your DNA

Lumish, who has so far cleaned about 600 veterans' headstones, says he restores them out of respect for those who died.     

Every Sunday, Andrew Lumish cleans the gravestones of military veterans in Florida.   You can read his story here:  Andrew Lumish 

Some men golf on their days off. Clarence Hollowell, 60, cleans headstones
Some men golf on their days off. Clarence Hollowell, 60, cleans headstones

Mailman Spends His Days Off Cleaning Veterans’ Headstones

Clarence Hollowell heads out to rundown cemeteries and spends his Sundays cleaning Veterans’ headstones.

Read his success story here.  
“I thought, 'these (grave stones) are hard to read,'" she said. "So I decided to go out there and clean them up."
“I thought, 'these (grave stones) are hard to read,'" she said. "So I decided to go out there and clean them up."

Appleton woman spearheads massive effort to clean veterans' grave markers at Riverside Cemetery

Read her wonderful story here.  
Don Gelinas, Honoring Our Fallen Veterans