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Memorial Day

by Anna, 3rd Grader, Academy Elementary School, Madison, Connecticut, 2001   M is for mothers who sent their children off to war E is for the everlasting gift of freedom M is for the mums that decorate the graves of the soldiers O is for the old men that are veterans I is for the …

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Memorial – 2007

by Dean C. Broome, MD JD, 2007 Here’s to those who paid the price And stood atop the wall, Who didn’t call it sacrifice, But duty to a call. Beyond our power to add, detract, Or honor with parade, Or praise with words all copper-plaqued, In public squares displayed, They held the line, they took …

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