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A Tribute To Memorial Day 2004

Delivered by Joseph Raisner, Camp Hill High School Senior 2004   Every spring we celebrate this holiday called “Memorial Day,” which traditionally marks the beginning of summer. Although the true celestial observance of the changing seasons does not officially occur for another three weeks, today is recognized as the day when all the summer events …

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The Oath of the Soldier

A Memorial Day Observance Speech by Johnny Q. Gogue III   Memorial Day – For most it is a three-day weekend, filled with bar-b-que’s and picnics . . . A time to get away from the normal humdrum of the week. For other’s it’s the beginning of summer, a time to look towards the long …

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