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The generous one!

“Some people!” snorted a man standing behind me in the long line at the grocery store.

“You would think the manager would pay attention and open another line,” said a woman.

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Remembering the Fallen: Memorial Day 2015

A three-day weekend is ahead of us, and many of you are likely headed to the beach or the mountains tomorrow with family and friends. Or maybe you have a cookout planned with your neighbors and are gearing up for your first splash in the neighborhood pool.   373 more words

Holidays

Veterans Day

Happy Veterans Day!

UNCG decided to combine Veterans Day and September 11th this year. Here are photographs from the name reading ceremony that began at 6 this morning and will run until 1ish, and the Field of Honor that has a flag representing each fallen soldier from Operation Iraqi Freedom and Operation Enduring Freedom. 35 more words

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Honoring the Fallen

As reported by Reuters

On Feb. 24, 1968, Don Skinner was in charge of maintaining bombing radars in Vietnam when his unit came under attack. The Air Force sergeant was critically wounded, spending three months in a Saigon hospital, before being air-lifted to the States where he says he spent nine more months at a hospital “being put back together.” 891 more words

Amazing Military Stories

Outliving Loss

My friend Nan died June 6, 2005. She was 52. It always feels poignant she died on D-Day, since it was certainly that for me and those who loved her. 516 more words

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