For several years now, we’ve visited Willamette National Cemetery on Memorial Day weekend.
Our two oldest children are currently working on a WWII project for their class and it is a reminder of how many have sacrificed their lives in service to our country and for the cause of freedom. Every year, my husband finds stories of specific men and women who have served our country with honor.
If you are interested in sharing this experience with your family, just visit this list of national cemeteries and click on your state. Once you find your state, choose a cemetery and under it, there should be a list for notable persons with a list of the names of Medal of Honor Recipients.
Every year we are impacted by the fields and fields of flags that stand for lives given in sacrifice for our county. And every year, it is good for our children…and for us…to realize that each flag represents an actual life–- A father, mother, brother, sister, son or daughter.
These photos speak more than any words I could write. Let's just take a moment to give thanks for the brave men and women who have served with such courage…
Who does your family remember on Memorial Day?
Thanks for taking a moment to pause with us...and give thanks.
Kara @The Chuppies
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