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What Memorial Day means to one soldier’s little girl

Memorial Day never struck me as a mini-Black Friday, the day to run to the nearest holiday sales or tell anyone who will listen, “Thank God I’ve got Monday off!” Memorial Day is about remembering. A day to do what … Continue reading

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Bombs bursting in air

Every American alive today has lived through America’s involvement in a war. Everyone. Call it “war” or a “military action,” it’s the same outcome bolstered by rhetoric to justify our heading out the door to help or harm. We like … Continue reading

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D Day

As you get older recent memory becomes as elusive as sleep and old memories, or the borrowed memories of others, become new again. Remembering D Day on this June 6. I write a lot about soldiers and veterans and war. … Continue reading

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