Memorial

Yesterday at church, the pianist played a medley of patriotic songs* while a slideshow played overhead.  One of the pictures was the Iwo-Jima-like one of the firefighters at Ground Zero.  I’m sure you know the one I mean.

Raisin asked me about it.  As she’s 5, and as the service was about to start, I gave her the barest of explanations.  Even still, I couldn’t get through it without crying.

Hug a hero today.

*Including a very cool section of the hymns of each branch of the Armed Forces.  The veterans of each stood up for their hymn.  What a great idea!

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About Grape

I've got the world's best kids and husband. Great house, steady job. I'm living the American dream. The trick is to appreciate it. I'm working on that part.
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One Response to Memorial

  1. Laura O. says:

    That sounds like it was a great service, I am sorry we missed it.

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