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I Will Be Remembering Someone On Memorial Day

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 83 People

    "Freedom Is Not Free . . . But The U.s. Military Have And Will Pay Most Of Your Share."

    Patriotism: Supporting your Country ALL THE TIME; and your government when it deserves it - MARK TWAIN DEBT OF GRATITUDE
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 1 Response May 24, 2012

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    Memorial Day 2010

    Active Duty, Reserve, Guard and Veterans! * * * * * * * * * * * * Our Flag Flying Proudly One Nation Under God * * * * * * * * * * * * Lord, Please Bless Our Troops, They're fighting for our Freedom. * * * * * * * * * * * * God Bless Our Republic I...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response May 28, 2010

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    Proclamation 5661 -- Prayer For Peace, Memorial Day, 1987

    May 21, 1987 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Any American who has ever listened to a bugler sound Taps, the last salute, whether on a green and grassy hillside, a muddy field halfway around the world, or a lonely tarmac stateside or anywhere...
    redman redman 46-50, M May 17, 2009

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    Yes, I Have a Lot of Someones to Remember

    I want to thank you for your service, all Active Duty, Reservists, National Guards and Veterans. Be you Soldier, Sailor, Airman, Marine or Coast Guardsman for your service and your sacrifice. An old saying I seem to remember from times gone by: Freedom of speech makes it easier...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 4 Responses May 23, 2009

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    Memorial Day: What Happens After Death?

    This being Memorial Day 2012, I felt this article from http://www.blogos.org/ might be worth reading. "What happens after death? Does anyone not wonder/worry about this question at some point in life? The existence or non-existence of life after death is crucially important...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 2 Responses May 28, 2012

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    The Two Men In My Life

    On this Memorial Day I will be remembering my son who passed away Dec.9, 1999 and the father of my four children who was killed on Aug.5,2007. All day I tried to be happy and have positive thoughts but my heart is so hurt right now my children are so hurt . There is...
    Braveheart4real Braveheart4real 31-35, F 2 Responses May 26, 2008

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    My Family That Served All Past And Living

    To all Veterans Men and WomenThat fought or still fighting..For America's Freedom on foreign land or here ..America's finest made a stand fought for our future the right to be "FREE"For those yet not blessed with liberty! that someday you will be "FREE"My family has and is...
    CrystalRainsPearls CrystalRainsPearls 41-45, F 6 Responses May 27, 2010

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    I Will Be Remembering All Of The People Who Are Suffering The Death Of A Loved One.

    even though I am not. IMy condolences (although I am sure words fail to express your grief, as mine fail to express my condolences) to the survivors, and may the slain rest in peace. As a poet, all too often I find words won't do.
    ManifestoOfThePhoenix ManifestoOfThePhoenix 26-30, M May 28, 2012

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    What Hath Worldview To Do With Memorial Day?

    What Hath Worldview to Do with Memorial Day? By: Alex Crain Editor, Christianity.com "…let Us make man in Our image, according to Our likeness…" Genesis 1:26 NASB Begun as a ritual after the American Civil War to honor fallen soldiers, Memorial Day seems to have broadened in...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M May 24, 2012

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    My Wife

    who beiliev just like many other we were fighting to keep our way of life but i am sorry to say she gave her life for no reason this country has goe to hell in a hnad bag and all we belived in is long dead just like she was at age 19
    rickibrat2 rickibrat2 61-65, M Sep 14, 2011

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    I Am An United States Army Veteran

    I come from a long line of military soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines. My father was in the Air Force. My mother was in the Army ( known as a W.A.C. back then-Womens' Army Corps ). My brother was in the Army. I have countless Uncles, Aunts, cousins, in laws, etc. I've...
    angelwings626 angelwings626 41-45, F 6 Responses May 23, 2009

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    I Will Be Remembering Someone On Memorial Day

    I will be remembering my grandfather on memorial day. My grandfather faught in the vietnam war years and years ago. No she has not passed on or anything, but I sitll be remembering everything he has done for this country. My Grandfather was I think a Capitan or something like...
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 18, 2009

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    For Me...

    it will be my father-in-law and my step-dad. My FIL served in Vietnam and my step-dad in Korea.
    deleted deleted 26-30 May 18, 2009

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    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response May 27, 2012

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    We Were Taught To Remember

    Memorial Day in the United States is a holiday designated for remembering servicemen who died during wars. My mother and father had framed photos of our family members who died in World War II that would be displayed on the dining room table all day long. At mealtime they were...
    KatiaG KatiaG 31-35, F 3 Responses May 30, 2011

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    Memorial Day 2012

    It was once called "Decoration Day," after the practice of decorating graves with wreaths and flowers. Originally, it was established as a day to remember those killed in the Civil War, the bloodiest conflict in American history.The U.S. holiday I'm speaking of, now known as...
    WilliamC WilliamC 61-65, M 1 Response May 27, 2012

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    Random Thoughts ...

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    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 1 Response May 25, 2009

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    May 29, 2000

    I will be remembering my mom on Memorial Day.  She died on Memorial Day in 2000.  9 years this year.  It seems very surreal.
    tasteofink tasteofink 26-30, F 1 Response May 18, 2009

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    My Flag Is Waving

    I am remembering someone very dear to my heart this memorial day.
    ichooselife ichooselife 36-40, F May 23, 2009

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    Yes, Always.

    This day holds special meaning to me having served and having other extended family members who have served. Even though it appears to be turning into a holiday that ha no meaning for many ... it has and always will have special meaning to me.     The Oath of the...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 2 Responses Nov 25, 2008

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    I Will Be Hugging My Heroes!!!!

      Another Memorial Day is here and a lot of us are enjoying a long holiday weekend, the many parades, picnics, and spending time with our loved ones but is this not the appropriate time to really reflect on the real reason behind this day? There will be many activities that...
    fungirlmmm fungirlmmm 41-45, F 5 Responses May 24, 2009

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    Why does someone makes you fall, but has no intention to catch you!! So weird.. Did I misinterpreted the signs/words.. Was it just for fun.. Or was he shaken by his own words...
    MaggieQra MaggieQra 36-40, F 2 Responses Mar 3

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    We all have them, we all feel them. Having a bad day zaps your energy and kills your mood. But the sadness will end and things will get better, they always do. Staying positive and...
    Hm3454 Hm3454 41-45, M 1 Response Mar 5

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    Why do I love so hard and it feels like I'm always the one who takes it the worse. March 5 2015 will forever be the day I.....
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    I will wait for the day In which you want me to stay When the wars cease inside your head When the past can be layed to bed We become better and stronger And remain that way...
    orchidangel orchidangel 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 15

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    This actually happened today and a few days ago. I was at a relative's apartment. The apartment was in a very peaceful neighborhood of other apartments. One day, a boy, probably...
    heyheynatalie heyheynatalie 22-25, F 2 Responses 3 hrs ago

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    It has been 8 months since I felt love at first sight for him. I feel so stupid for this going on so long and keep hoping one day these feelings will stop but they arent. I never...
    wxvx wxvx 16-17 1 Response 1 hr ago

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    I just attended a memorial service today. It was the third one I've attended during my lifetime. The first one was for my father. He passed away many years ago. He died due to...
    paclark paclark 31-35 Mar 20

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    Hi there MDDers! I'm currently working on a short presentation about MDD and I've came to the point where I have to describe what are the usual interests of MDDers? if there are...
    RichardAndon RichardAndon 22-25, M 2 Responses 6 hrs ago

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    You are not here with me ... But many miles apartWe say our goodnightsAs we close our eyes and go to sleepRemembering what we have said ...We will meet in our dreamsAnd dance...
    mintybear2 mintybear2 41-45, F 1 Response Mar 17

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    I miss you so much Daddy...I don't know if I should hate you or love you. You did leave me afterall. Did you never love me? Did you think I wouldn't love you enough to make life...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Mar 4

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    It was one September morning, I was looking out the window at my husband, moving around mysteriously on the front lawn. "What are you doing?" I called to him. He looked up, smiling...
    stiltcourt stiltcourt 41-45, F 5 Responses Mar 23

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    Ok can someone help me my brother was talking to my boyfriend about me I asked him what he said he and he told me then the next day my bother sAid he said something and I said to...
    kayloulou kayloulou 22-25, F 3 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    I had someone I could tell anything too. He kept my secrets. He knew my doubts and fears. Then one day he up and left. I haven't heard from him since.
    littlewallflower1 littlewallflower1 18-21, F 5 Responses 7 hrs ago

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    I don't just mean in a romantic way. Romance is overrated in my book and I think our culture esteems romantic relationships to an unhealthy degree. (but that's a different post) I...
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    You are...... (This is from my previous account and started off as a reply to a post to a similar poem by a long departed dear friend. .That was 2012. It wound up in my blog. I...
    Elandra77 Elandra77 56-60 2 Responses 5 hrs ago

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    We belong together. Everyone knows it. We click. We make sense. I miss talking to you and I have to stop myself from wanting to kiss you or hold your hand. This is so difficult...
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