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The Spirit of Emperor Ashoka in Remembrance Day, 19th May ... and thus A Step towards Rapprochement

Gnana Moonesinghe, courtesy of The Sunday Island, 24 May 2015, where the title runs “Remembrance Day for Victory Day deflects from triumph to rapprochement” 1,244 more words

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A few days ago we celebrated a very somber and poignant national holiday, Memorial Day. The true significance of the holiday has been minimized in our culture as we view Memorial Day more as the start of summer vacation instead of the memorialization it was intended to represent. 1,752 more words


Memorial Day - Lest We Forget

Monday is Memorial Day. We all know what that means to the majority of America these days…cookouts, campfires and carnivals. It’s considered the unofficial start of summer and a time to start heading to the shore for some sun and fun. 601 more words


Three Important Memorial Day Pictures

International Picture of the Year

Here are three very touching photos honored this year.
 First Place :

When 2nd Lt. James Cathey’s body arrived at the Reno Airport , Marines climbed into the cargo hold of the plane and draped the flag over his casket as passengers watched the family gather on the tarmac. 236 more words


God Bless America

This video starts a week of patriotic quotes. Have a great Memorial Day!


Let the Cicadas Sing the Sweetest Memorial

By Shelley Powers

The cicadas have returned to Mississippi.

These red-eyed bug beasts come out of the ground every 13 years and hum incessantly from sun up to sun down for a solid month before they are no more for another 4,745 days. 656 more words