The Nation's Most Awe-Inspiring Memorials

Posted: 3:28 PM EDT Aug 22, 2011   Updated: 1:30 AM EST Jan 11, 2012

The nation's newest memorial is a 30-foot granite statue of Dr. Martin Luther King, was recently unveiled in Washington, D.C. Here are some of the nation's most dazzling tributes to leaders, war heroes and others who will never be forgotten.

 
 
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Jen Welter, Arizona Cardinals news conference

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Jen Welter, who made history this week by becoming the first woman to hold a coaching position in the NFL, is only the latest woman to blaze a trail in the world of sports. Click on for some others.

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