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I Will Be Remembering Someone On Memorial Day

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 84 People

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

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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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    Random Thoughts ...

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

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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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    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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    Related Experiences

    It was a tough week. I think it was Wednesday….less than a week before Memorial Day. I needed a new BBQ grill rack and the only local store selling them was Wally World. My...
    DreamWizard DreamWizard 46-50, F 17 hrs ago

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    Please pay extra respect to those who served and remember those those who never came home. Today is Memorial day, the day we pay extra respect and remember those who gave the...
    john2900 john2900 70+, M 1 Response 22 hrs ago

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    Happy Memorial Day to all of our men and women who served our country and are still serving today
    memorialday2015 memorialday2015 22-25, M 1 Response 20 hrs ago

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    Happy Memorial Day! Thank you to those who serve and protect.
    Psych102 Psych102 26-30, F 1 Response 12 hrs ago

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    I am an American Soldier. I am a warrior and a member of a team. I serve the people of the United States, and live the Army Values. I will always place the mission first. I will...
    texaspilot texaspilot 46-50, M 4 Responses 16 hrs ago

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    To all gold star families and those who have lost someone. I appreciate your sacrifice. I'm sorry for your loss.
    Tom1234P Tom1234P 31-35, M 8 hrs ago

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    For all my family and friends who have served in the armed forces, my sincerest respect and thanks for your service.
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 36-40, F 3 days ago

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    I am proud, VERY proud, to be an American. For me personally, there's no greater country to live. So for this, I want to say thanks to all of the men, women, and families left...
    SirLaughalots SirLaughalots 36-40, M 22 hrs ago

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    Thanks to all the troops for all you've done and the ones that layed down their life for our freedom.
    layedback75 layedback75 36-40, M 19 hrs ago

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    I want to thank all of those brave souls who gave their lives unselfishly for the freedom of others.
    MWBB MWBB 61-65, M 18 hrs ago

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    I have a story I must tell. I swear this is 100% true. On Saturday September 8th, 2011 my wife and I were enjoying our 1st trip to New York City. We decided to spurge and have...
    gerbermultit00l gerbermultit00l 36-40, M 7 hrs ago

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    Remembering V-E day which resulted in Germany's unconditional surrender on this date in 1945 in Reims, France. Every American should remember the blood which was spilled during WW2...
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M 1 Response May 8

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    Memorial Day is a day we remember and pay tribute to those who have lost their lives while serving in the U.S. military. I dedicate this video to these fallen heroes and their...
    Rutterman Rutterman 36-40, M 1 Response 1 day ago

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    I have been coming across a lot videos about a prophecy that many people are putting about an earthquake and then three days of darkness. They say that the Lord has told then to...
    Jessica7777 Jessica7777 41-45, T 1 Response 3 days ago

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    This morning as I woke up as usually deep in thoughts. I went out for breakfast today. I sat and ate breakfast I was so deep into thoughts. It was raining a lot outside. I...
    Babeondwy Babeondwy 41-45, F 1 Response May 1

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    from time to time when i no longer can control my heart i write here at ep each time i hope she will read it some day after each time i write i wonder why my words cant win her...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses May 1

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    When he walks in to the room, my life stands still... That smile makes the Sun look dim. I think God brought him to me for a good reason. and one day, someone that shares the same...
    zgirl694 zgirl694 18-21, F Apr 29

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    Hello everyone. I've known this guy I'm in a relationship now for almost 9months now. We met online and just hit it off with each other. Then last Feb, we decided to take it to the...
    Liebeeiram Liebeeiram 22-25, F 4 Responses Apr 26

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    Part of my conversation with someone online about bigger women. "I have very little idea about what you're trying to say. From what I gather, girls didn't like you when you were...
    Thelaughingman34983 Thelaughingman34983 31-35, M 1 Response May 14

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    I love to smile and have an opportunity to change someone's day for the better because I smiled and said a few kind words to them. This has happened when I was having a less then...
    femalewithredhair femalewithredhair 31-35, F 3 Responses May 9

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    Sometimes it's such a small amount of effort if any to make someone's day and make them smile. Well worth it.
    AliveAgain4 AliveAgain4 51-55, M 6 days ago

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    Tomorrow will be a difficult day...
    deleted deleted 26-30 4 Responses May 8

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