Credit: By Gerda De Corte

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Many photojournalists spent their Memorial Day on the Mall, trying to get shots of Sarah Palin. But D.C.-based photographer Gerda de Corte had a different mission. She spent the weekend snapping Polaroids of soldiers and veterans?going beyond the roaring Harleys in order to produce a more intimate document.