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KHOU 11 Honoring fallen service members with 'Taps Across America' on Memorial Day Last year, CBS News' Steve Hartman asked Americans to play Taps at 3 p.m. on Memorial Day, it became one of the largest musical performances of all time. by Elise PrestonLast year, when traditional Memorial Day remembrances were canceled because of the COVID pandemic, a new one began.It was a year ago that CBS News ‘On The Road’ correspondent Steve Hartman put the appeal out for trumpet players, buglers and any other musician to play Taps at 3 p.m. It was a way to honor our fallen heroes, while keeping everyone safe during COVID. Today, it's time to do it again. It became one of the largest musical performances of all time. Hartman said the idea actually came to him several years ago. “I did a story about a guy named Don Britton, in Tacoma, Washington, who...