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Memorial Day

Luke, 3rd Grader, Academy Elementary School, Madison, Connecticut, 2001. Remember the brave soldiers who gave their lives For our freedom, God Bless them all these courageous Men and women. They fought on land, Others at sea, Sacrificing their lives for You and me. Schools and offices respect these heroes From the past, By flying our …

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Memorial Day Poem

by Michelle Keim, 1999, Commander of Royersford VFW post 6321 in PA. As we stand here looking At the flags upon these graves Know these flags represent A few of the true American brave They fought for their Country As man has through all of time Except that these soldiers lying here Fought for your …

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