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“Like Father Like Son” by Douglas Mcguire

A touching poem about a military family

The poem I chose today, “Like Father Like Son” pays tribute to Memorial Day in the United States. It is the day when Americans honor the men and women who gave their lives in the service of their country. We celebrate … Continue reading

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The Fallen of D-Day: Artists Stencil 9,000 Bodies on the Beach

Honoring the lives lost during D-day in an effort of unity and rememberance

June 6th, 1944 — the Allies attacked German forces on the shores of Normandy, winning a battle that would serve as a major turning point in WWII. Ever since the triumph of D-day, those thousands of casualities have been noted … Continue reading

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Traditional U.S. Military Funeral Service

How will you honor lost loved ones this Memorial Day?

Can you resist feeling moved when you hear the fire of the three-gun salute and the playing of Taps at a military funeral service? When I hear that — even when I see it in a movie! — I can’t help … Continue reading

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Two Days of American Commemoration

Yesterday San Francisco celebrated the 75th anniversary of the Golden Gate Bridge and today on Memorial Day, we honor our men and women who died serving the U.S.

Fireworks in iPhone were closer than they appear. Yesterday the Bay Area celebrated the 75th birthday of the Golden Gate Bridge with a most spectacular display of fireworks. Typically a foggy time of year, San Francisco was blessed with a … Continue reading

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