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Lest We Forget. . .

Neglected gravestones over Memorial Day. No flowers, no one to remember.

This would never happen in our family. So I thought.

Growing up, I knew that my mother’s five brothers had served in World War II, and that the three youngest lost their lives. 778 more words

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The rememberers

Leora Goff Wilson’s soft white hair glows as she stoops beside a headstone to arrange flowers from her own garden – pink peonies, blue iris, red coral bells, and what she called “little yellow buttons.” She has made sure her two daughters, with her for this Memorial Day ritual, have red crepe paper poppies to wear – for remembrance. 503 more words

WW II

What If

It can be healthy from time to time to take some time to reflect on one’s own life and the decisions we have made that have shaped us to be the way we are.  523 more words

...of note, groceries, & Decoration Day...

…”UK’s first plastic bank note: Winston Churchill fiver ends trail of paper money”…”Canadians slow to adopt buying groceries online”…”Decoration Day recognizes veterans of Canada’s military”… 200 more words

🇱🇷🇱🇷U.S. MEMORIAL DAY: A FEDERAL HOLIDAY

As a call center representative, handling calls from a different division in America, it is good to know what is this Memorial Holiday for Americans. So I did my research. 265 more words

CELEBRATIONS

America: Remember

The Civil War (also referred to as The War Between the States), resulted in Americans forming the first national war cemeteries. Those who had lost loved ones would visit these cemeteries regularly. 1,066 more words

MEMORIAL DAY 2016 - TIME & REMEMBERANCE

Memorial Day

Memorial Day (formerly Decoration Day) is observed on the last Monday of May. It commemorates the men and women who died in military service. 395 more words

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