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Memorial Day 2021

Fewer than half of surveyed American citizens know that Memorial Day was instituted to honor individuals who died while serving in the U.S. armed forces. Approximately one-third of those surveyed were unsure of the difference between Memorial Day and Veterans’ … Continue reading

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It was the only Memorial Day that dad displayed the 49 star American Flag because the next one happened after Hawaii became a State of the Union. This ¬†necessitated dad to purchase yet another new Flag before Labor Day that … Continue reading

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