Veterans dayTo that name on the wall-Veterans day4 years ago in Veterans Day More Like This
I saw your name today. It was written on the memorial wall, engraved on a stone. Why'd you do it? You've given so much up for this country that you love, but all they gave you in return is a little plaque. Don't you miss your family? Did you even have one? What was it like, on that battlefield? Did you know what you were giving up when you woke up that day? Did you know it was your very last morning? What were your last moments like? Did you regret ever leaving your homeland, to die so far away? Or were you content, knowing you'd helped defend your country? Did you think of your parents, siblings, or lover? Why did you give it all up?
-that girl walking through the park
LessonsToday is a day of remembrance for different reasons. Many teens remember this day as a day off from school.Lessons4 years ago in Veterans Day More Like This
For me it's special for two reasons: It's my birthday and I get to spend it with the veterans I love. I'm one of the luckiest girls alive because I have twelve of them. They each taught me something that I carry with me every day.
Hold your head up high.
Everyday can be a bad day; it's up to you to make it better.
My grandfather taught the greatest lesson though. He was part of the military police in World War II.
After the fighting, my grandfather started a family. My dad was the youngest of eight kids. And after those kids were grandkids. This summer he came back from Puerto Rico and we found out he had lung cancer. One of my greatest heroes was horribly sick.
That was this August. He died a month later in Puerto Rico. The last time I saw him he was in a hospital bed looking better than I had seen him in a while. He took my hand and gave me a small wink. In those two
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