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Mystery – Slavery

I remember 1962 when our nation commemorated the great War Between the States. The conflict was over states rights but centered on slavery. As a 10-year-old the thought seemed somehow romantic to me. I knew nothing of war or slavery. … Continue reading

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I Remember…

I was born in 1952. I remember the aftermath of World War II. I remember the men, some broken in body, some broken in mind. I remember empty sleeves and pant legs, pinned-up so they wouldn’t just dangle and maybe … Continue reading

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Remember

   “Any Nation that does not honor its heroes will not long endure” -Abraham Lincoln        In the late 1800s it came to be the custom in the United States to decorate the graves of loved ones on a given Sunday … Continue reading

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Of Peace and War

Thought; Everyone wants peace. Reality; Untrue       Peace is an elusive item. It is defined differently by different people. To some, peace is merely the absence of war. To others it is the absence of hostility. To most it is … Continue reading

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