Memorial Day: A Whole New Meaning


Once upon a time, I lived a life where Memorial Day weekend marked the beginning of summer, with backyard barbecues and three days off from work and school.

I was always touched by the parade and cemetery services in that small town.

But I’ll admit the holiday fun only actually began after that “depressing part” was over.

I remembered what Memorial Day was all about, but I didn’t know.

This year I know.


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Leslie McCaddon Mendoza

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