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A day of remembrance - Memorial Day, May 30, 2011

A day of remembrance - Memorial Day, May 30, 2011

Old 05-27-2011, 03:42 PM
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Each year at 3 p.m. on Memorial Day, Americans unite in a National Moment of Remembrance which honors America's fallen and their families. During this time, 200 Amtrak trains blast their whistles, approximately one-half million Major League Baseball fans at ballparks around the U.S. are joined in silence, and countless other participants pause to remember the sacrifice made by the fallen.

I did not know this. Did you?
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Old 05-27-2011, 04:00 PM
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Thank you for the info. Maybe on the QB we could do the same thing.
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Old 05-27-2011, 05:29 PM
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Yes I did, but then my hubby was 20 years in the military. These tributes mean a lot to families like mine who lost a loved one. While my hubby was not killed in action, he did die as a direct result of his service.
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I didn't know that.
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Old 05-27-2011, 06:33 PM
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Originally Posted by ontheriver
Yes I did, but then my hubby was 20 years in the military. These tributes mean a lot to families like mine who lost a loved one. While my hubby was not killed in action, he did die as a direct result of his service.
My thoughts are with you this weekend. I am sorry to hear he died, please know that I, my husband (he is Medically retired Army 100% disabled) and many many many many members here on the board Salute your husband and all veterans for their service. GOD BLESS YOU.
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