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Memorial Day


Monday, May 26, 2014



Today is the day we honor those who gave all so that we may be free. I stood at attention for the first time in years today as our VFW's cannon sounded. I listened to a roll call of family members who never got to place their feet back upon the land of the free.



Today is about remembering those who gave all. Those who laid down their lives. This day is solely for them no one else. So, yes thank a veteran - as far as I'm concerned thank on every day you can. But today, take a moment to remember those who only live in memory. Hoorah, my fallen brothers and sisters. I know you have found your way home!

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JUMPINJULIE 6/4/2014 1:50AM

    Great post.

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CONFIDENTLY_FIT 6/3/2014 4:49AM

    Thank you, my friend:)

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CANDOK1260 5/29/2014 4:49PM

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EVER-HOPEFUL 5/29/2014 2:19PM

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PMRUNNER 5/29/2014 6:01AM

    Thank you for the important reminder. Our Memorial Day tradition is going to a small town in Western MA that has a memorial day parade followed by a ceremony to remember the fallen. Our church there is actively involved in the parade and has a nice picnic after the ceremony. Many blessings!

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BOILHAM 5/29/2014 12:11AM

    Nice blog. I reminded all my facebook friends that Memorial Day isn't about a 3 day weekend or barbeque and beer. So many forget what it is about.
USN Jan 64 - Nov 67

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BONNIEMARGAY 5/27/2014 6:04PM

    Beautifully put. Thank you!

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FLORIDASUN 5/27/2014 11:01AM

    Beautiful blog and OH so true! emoticon

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KELLIEBEAN 5/26/2014 11:11PM

    During our vacation last week, we stopped at the War Memorial Museum in Branson, MO. it honors those that gave their lives in 20th century wars. Very moving, very powerful. It really puts your life and expectations into perspective.

Great blog!

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LIVINGFREE19 5/26/2014 10:53PM

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2BDYNAMIC 5/26/2014 10:40PM

    Beautifully put together ........ precious young men and women who served valiantly; my heart goes out as well to the families who are going on without them. emoticon

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JUSTME29 5/26/2014 10:30PM

    Thank you

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DARLENEK04 5/26/2014 8:33PM

  Thanks for posting this because most people think Memorial Day is barbq and
party time.
Thank you to all our military, past and present. Without them standing between us
and the enemy.

DarleneK

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LJCANNON 5/26/2014 8:14PM

    emoticon Amen!!

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STARTINGINLIMBO 5/26/2014 7:38PM

    That's right. So many get confused and treat it like Veteran's day. Though there are many who also use the day/weekend to remember all who have gone on before them, not just those who died in service to our country. You're right though, it was meant to be about those who gave their all to give us our freedom.

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    emoticon for the blog. emoticon with what you said!

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OHANAMAMA 5/26/2014 6:20PM

    Wonderful blog, Kitty... and I feel the exact same way.


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VICKI-B-N-FLA 5/26/2014 5:08PM

  emoticon God Bless America, Our Troops, and Our Veterans !

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LESLIELENORE 5/26/2014 4:47PM

    It is a hard reality, but I am proud of what they sacrificed for.

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CIPHER1971 5/26/2014 3:06PM

    When you go home tell them of us and say: for your tomorrow we gave our today



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