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President-elect Barack Obama took time out from piecing together his leadership team Tuesday to honor the country's fallen veterans.

Obama laid a wreath in Chicago, Illinois, and Vice President-elect Joe Biden spoke at a Veterans Day event in New Castle, Delaware.

Obama called on Americans to "rededicate ourselves to keep a sacred trust with all who have worn the uniform of the United States of America: that America will serve you as well as you have served your country." Read full article »

CNN's Ed Henry contributed to this report.

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