The Thanks of a Grateful Nation

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by: Richard Mansel

Memorials are common to the history of men. Wars, tragedies, presidents, and leaders of all kinds are marked by memorials that dot the landscape.

Our freedom was secured by those who spilled blood, sweat, and tears in our nation’s wars. Their sacrifices on foreign fields should give us pause as we contemplate their selflessness. They deserve the gratitude of a thankful nation eager to remain free. A nation that vows never to forget its fallen heroes or forsake their vision.

The group Tom Brokaw called, “The Greatest Generation,” endured the horrors of World War 2, and we mourn because thousands pass from this life every month. With them goes the courage, resolve, and ingenuity that helped build a nation.

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