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I Say Thank You To Veterans

To say thsnks to those who have served us, regardless. 72 People

    In Flander's Fields: Memorial Day

    For Memorial Day....Remember. In Flanders Fields By: Lieutenant Colonel John McCrae, MD (1872-1918) Canadian Army In Flanders Fields the poppies blow Between the crosses row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 2 Responses May 28, 2010

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    Every year on Veterans Day I used to take my

    boys to the VFW and have them shake the persons hand and thank them for their freedom. The older veterans were very respectful and knew how to do their job. A lot of people in the service right now, are some of the most disrespectable. My brother was in the Navy for 24 years and...
    Karmacaughtme Karmacaughtme 41-45, F 2 Responses Mar 7, 2014

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    snoopy

    Charles Shutlz, creator of Peanuts always remembered the Veterans. On Veterans Day a ***** was always done with Snoopy, famous Flying Ace, raising a mug of Root Beer in memory of Bill Mauldin (WWII cartoonist) and all veterans. So... following the example of the Flying Ace...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 11, 2009

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    Every Time!

    Not just because I was in the Army Reserve, but because they are the reason I can sit here and tell my stories. Thanks to all of you, even you dad. EPeace
    deleted deleted 26-30 Apr 8, 2011

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    To All Who Served

    Army, Air Force, National Guard, Coast Guard, can;t forget the reservists for all; and as always The Navy and The Marines. Thank you. No words are enough. The sacrifices you made, in time, and soul, and blood, sweat, and tears are too many to name. So... with gratitude I can...
    Toby2day Toby2day 51-55, F 1 Response Nov 10, 2009

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    flowergirl1997 flowergirl1997 18-21, F 2 Responses 11 hrs ago

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    As yet another 4TH of July is now here, we often have big cookouts with friends and family. We often forget to honor those who fought so hard and in most cases lost their lives in...
    HELLSBABY HELLSBABY 31-35, F 18 hrs ago

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     For all that I have been blessed with, I am grateful. I truly have so many awesome people in my life , here on EP and in my immediate surroundings. I have been known to come...
    Ipleadthe5th Ipleadthe5th 41-45, F 11 Responses 22 hrs ago

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    How does this happen?
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    I had a very strange conversation today. it's left me feeling very unsettled. I hate this feeling.
    CallmeHopelessNotRomantic CallmeHopelessNotRomantic 36-40, F 1 Response 1 day ago

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    1. I am single till now 2. I think too much 3. I am well known for my loyalty and different work style 4. I always think from my heart 5. I am cheerful..but I never forgive...
    esteem29 esteem29 26-30, M 1 day ago

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    i hate people who compliment me on my attire,,,,i have a voice and i use it NEVERMIND WHAT I LOOK LIKE
    miimii0069 miimii0069 26-30, F 2 Responses 2 days ago

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    "We are the masters of what we silence and the slaves of what we say"... I´ve always liked this quote and absolutely agree... When someone says something to me that I may find...
    Brunette4U Brunette4U 31-35, F 1 Response 2 days ago

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    Apparently saying "please" and "thank you" is a lost art these days just as saying "ma'am" and "sir". I pride myself in being complimented when my 6 and 2 year olds say them...
    ShyButterfly04 ShyButterfly04 26-30, F 3 Responses 2 days ago

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    I got my license during high school and since then it was a glorious thing to be able to drive around every where with my friends. But I begin to feel like they are loosing respect...
    jxnn3 jxnn3 18-21, F 3 days ago

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    Wives often forget manners when speaking to their husbands (HOH). Ladies remember to always say please and thank you to your man. They deserve all your respect!
    agoodwife1 agoodwife1 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I hate bad manners so I always say please and thank you - you're much more likely to get what you want and it's the nice thing to do. I can still hear my mum saying "what's the...
    CaffeineJunky CaffeineJunky 18-21, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    Loving your self makes you happier, healthier and More Beautiful... And when u feel like this you'll feel and see your inner beauty shining :) then its easy to see others just like...
    rb47 rb47 31-35, F 4 days ago

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    Dear [specific person from high school], I just want to say thank you. Thank you for not blowing up the school like you had said you were going to. Thanks for personally not...
    PhantomPower PhantomPower 18-21, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Most of the vets I know don't want any thanks, but here y'all--Thank you!
    TW8NY TW8NY 41-45, M 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    Being polite is extremely important to me and saying please and thank go hand in hand. Good manners show parts of who you truly are.
    rb47 rb47 31-35, F 3 Responses 5 days ago

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    Don't judge us, blame us or say we asked for it. Non one asks to become a victim. No means No To all survivors; it has taken me eight years to stop blaming myself and to come to...
    VolunteerMouse VolunteerMouse 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    I know whats for breakfast. Its you in my bed. You have on one of my dress shirts I wore last night that was ripped off by you. It looks better on you, love you can't button it up...
    GWMH GWMH 56-60, M 5 Responses 5 days ago

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    I think it is very important to say please and thank you and to teach your kids to say it also
    daisychain33 daisychain33 31-35, F 2 Responses a week ago

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    I want to thank you for being you. This life can so hard at times but also so unbelievably breathtakingly beautiful. Thank you for sharing your moments of time with me my dear...
    myheaven myheaven 22-25, F 1 Response a week ago

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    My grandfather is a veteran tho he is still alive the war in Vietnam still took so much from him he's not missing an arm or leg like some but he lives with depression and PTSD so...
    paulsmith345 paulsmith345 16-17, M 1 Response a week ago

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    I want to personally thank each and every male and female American veteran. You folks have given a lot to this nation of ours physically, mentally, and even your life. I am so...
    femalemusiclover femalemusiclover 46-50, F 5 Responses Jun 25

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    Obrigado papai. Como você disse, eu vou ser grande .. um dia .. Que eu vou ser famoso um dia .. que eu vou carregar sua Luz, Aura e seu nome. Eu comecei a trabalhar com ele hoje...
    Violetsqariibka Violetsqariibka 31-35, F Jun 25

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    I don't expect others to do the same, but when they do it increases my respect for them exponentially.
    nerdfighter314 nerdfighter314 16-17, F 4 Responses Jun 22

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    you don't lose anything by saying it. it just shows that u have proper manners and stuff. I always say please and thankyou
    ismael88 ismael88 16-17, M 3 Responses Jun 22

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    I'd just like to thank you. Thank you for comforting me, thank you for being there, thank you for caring, and thank you for trusting me. When I feel down.. I put my hand above my...
    boggbinny boggbinny 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    I know my manners. I say please and thank you. I'm respectful.
    Muskan7253 Muskan7253 13-15, F 1 Response Jun 21

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    I have been a Fan of her always. Her Show has played a big rolle in my life to cope with my daily **********.. To fill the Void with Lughter and Joy even if it was for few Moments...
    mataltoronee mataltoronee 41-45, F Jun 21

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    My father was a 65 year old Vietnam veteran army core of engineer he was over seas from 1964-1968 he told me stories about smoking opium and being shot at some times he would start...
    oldmap oldmap 13-15, M 1 Response Jun 21

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    Yep, it costs nothing and often comes with great rewards. The lack of basic human courtesy and kindness is a serious problem in today's world.
    PopMuzik PopMuzik 56-60, M 1 Response Jun 20

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    Shirley, this one's for you. I made them, sugar cookies. "How rare and wonderful is that flash of a moment when we realize we have discovered a friend." ~ William Rotsler
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 20

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    Manners matter most when you are under stress, when it's inconvenient, and when you are in the company of people who naturally defer to you because of your job position and...
    iCuriousBabe iCuriousBabe 41-45, F 4 Responses Jun 20

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    Manners have no cost except honesty and humility. These two traits seem so missing from the world in do many ways today, because deviousness and conceit dominate consciousness...
    Astrucbmt Astrucbmt 22-25, F 4 Responses Jun 20

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    You.. Chris Hansen.. 6' 2", FIT COW from Bronx.. When you were in Jessore, I meet you. I liked you. Who you were. I did not wanted your Passion or LOVE. You are now in Aussie or DC...
    Yasminmikidays Yasminmikidays 41-45, F Jun 18

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    Thank you for being a friend I wanna thank you Thank you for being a friend You have to sing it :) And maybe dance ! :) Feels good ! :)
    wolffive wolffive 51-55, M Jun 18

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    you are my older sister and i am proud for it. you are the shoulder for my tears,you are my second mother,you are the one who always make me laugh,you are... yes we fight,yes i cry...
    Lwlyb Lwlyb 13-15, F Jun 18

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    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=T0mEzN4IAkQ When you get cockblocked...
    CaptainHoof CaptainHoof 18-21, M Jun 18