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Did you know today is Veterans Day?

In Flanders fields the poppies blow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.
We are the dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved, and were loved, and now we lie
In Flanders fields.

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tnmomofive

Asked by tnmomofive at 8:58 AM on Nov. 11, 2009 in Politics & Current Events

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  • Take up our quarrel with the foe:
    To you from failing hands we throw
    The torch; be yours to hold it high.
    If ye break faith with us who die
    We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
    In Flanders fields.

    - Lt.-Col. John McCrae (1872 - 1918)
    Remembering the veterans of our country, past and present.


    THANK YOU FOR YOUR SERVICE, VETS!
    tnmomofive

    Answer by tnmomofive at 8:59 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • thank youveterans day

    QuinnMae

    Answer by QuinnMae at 9:02 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • Thank you.

    And Thank you to the Veterans and their families.

    Bmat

    Answer by Bmat at 9:06 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • its Remembrance day in Canada.

    I remember those past and those present and will remember and thank each and every one for the freedom I have today and tomorrow.
    hypermamaz

    Answer by hypermamaz at 9:09 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • happy veterans day


     


    I LOVE THEM!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

    mustbeGRACE

    Answer by mustbeGRACE at 9:17 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • I use that poem when I sell Poppies for the American Legion near Memorial Day. Thank-you to all Veterans, especially my husband & his buddies of SCCo, 2MARDIV.
    RugersMommy06

    Answer by RugersMommy06 at 9:24 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • Thank you. My family has a proud military tradition, and myself and my husband have both served. he is in Afghanistan at the moment.
    We military vets, members and spouses ask that today you not only remember us in your hearts, but your prayers too.
    mama4Christ361

    Answer by mama4Christ361 at 9:32 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • coast guardMy son is a Coast Guard vet. Thanks son, love you and the rest of our proud veterans.

    jesse123456

    Answer by jesse123456 at 9:38 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • Thank you. I come from an Air Force family, and my brother served for 26 years before retiring. I also work in the travel industry, and meet many people in the military. I always say "Thank You" to my guests and anyone in uniform. I reserve a special place in my heart for our military personnel.
    God bless them all!
    Robsmommy

    Answer by Robsmommy at 9:38 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

  • Thank you veterans!!!! Thank you dad for risking your life and losing both of your legs for my freedom! I love you! Thanks to my brother who served in Iraq. Thanks to all of the daddy's, mommas, borthers, sisters, daughters, and sons who keep us safe. XOXOXOXO
    kenzie07

    Answer by kenzie07 at 9:39 AM on Nov. 11, 2009

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