Selfie may have been the word of the year in 2013, but celebrities, athletes and politicians have truly embraced the trend over the last couple of years as selfies dominated social media feeds and pop culture.
Photos from the annual Rolling Thunder in Arlington, Virginia, May 24, 2015, where thousands ride from the Pentagon to the Vietnam Memorial in Washington, DC to publicize the POW-MIA issue and to honor America's military veterans during Memorial Day weekend.
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