Monthly Archives: April 2016

Memorial Day: Remembering Our Fallen Heroes

Memorial DayEvery year, the last Monday of May is a day to remember those who served and died while serving in the U.S. armed forces. Although most people recognize that Memorial Day is a great chance to take the day off and have a picnic outdoors, few people actually know the history of the holiday and how it came to be what it is today. It is exactly for this reason that it is important to recognize the sacrifice of the people who fought for our country, and to understand that the day is not just a day off from work or school. Most of all, it is especially meaningful for the youth of America to understand where Memorial Day comes from, so we can pass on our appreciation to our fallen heroes into future generations.

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