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A glimmer of Hope…..


Is there hope for our Youth today…after seeing this 11 yr old boy, I have to think that maybe there is…a stunning tribute to our fallen heroes…if this short video does not move you even if you are not a veteran then there is no hope for you…..

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Memorial Day…the beginning…


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Memorial Day was started by former slaves on May, 1, 1865 in Charleston, SC to honor 257 dead Union Soldiers who had been buried in a mass grave in a Confederate prison camp. They dug up the bodies and worked for 2 weeks to give them a proper burial as gratitude for fighting for their freedom. They then held a parade of 10,000 people led by 2,800 Black children where they marched, sang and celebrated.

Thanks to Abstrakt Goldsmith for this nugget of history that most of us never learned in school.

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