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San Francisco Unveils Memorial To World War II 'Comfort Women'

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Now 89, former World War II “comfort woman” Yongsoo Lee clutched a microphone in one hand Friday in a park outside San Francisco’s Chinatown, thrust her other clinched fist in the air, and made a vow. 373 more words

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Memorial of World War II in Kazbegi (Stepantsminda)

Name: Memorial of World War II

Location: Kazbegi (Stepantsminda), Georgia

The memorial is devoted to the local soldiers, who died in the World War II. On the board it has inscribed date: 1941-1945 and names of the people. 17 more words

Peace And Conflict Monuments

D.C. After Dark

Washington D.C. is very picturesque, but when the sun sets the city makes me wish that I had a professional camera.

At night the city is beautiful, and the monuments are even more powerful. 604 more words

My Morning Coffee

Hero Square in Gori

Name: Hero Square

Location: Gori, Georgia

The square is an unique place, which unites memorials related to the different political-ideological periods. It has several “layers”. Somehow each of them contradicts to others and it’s really amazing how these conflicting ideas/messages can co-exist on the same space. 308 more words

Peace And Conflict Monuments

Vigil for Charlottesville

A few weeks ago, I was asked to give part of today’s Sunday morning address at my Sunday morning activity. The topic would be one of my favorites: my love of pets. 644 more words

DC

Whitney + TJ

I’m so late in getting this engagement session posted!  It’s fitting, though, since we had to reschedule a few times thanks to this year’s whacky spring weather in Washington, D.C.   81 more words

Lifestyle

Experiencing the World War II Memorial

During our recent road trip, we stopped by Washington DC to especially see the World War II Memorial. Seeing how big the memorial is, and especially seeing the stars of rememberance section, made me so thankful for all the people who sacrificed their lives, their mental health, and changed their lives because of that war. 11 more words

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