Monday, May 26, 2014

Honoring Those Who Have Served on Memorial Day

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Memorial Day is a time to remember all the men and women who have served our country so bravely.  Many honor those who died by visiting cemeteries or memorials, holding family gatherings or attending a parade.

One World War II vet, Bill Howland, 89, of Lisle, Illinois, tries not to remember this day and says:

"I try to prevail upon them [when he speaks to local high school students] to implore our government to stay out of wars … we have more important things to do than shoot people up all over the world," he said.

Read the entire article:  WWII vet remembers one that was left behind

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