Tuesday, November 11, 2008

Veteran's Day 2008 - Give a Veteran a Hug Today!

(My Original Blog Post: -*http://www.theresabloginmysoup.com/veterans-day-2008-give-a-veteran-a-hug-today/)

Happy Veteran's Day 2008.

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Do you know the history of Veteran's Day? If not sit down, as I tell you a bit about the history.

Veteran's Day was originally called Armistice day celebrating the end of the first world war on November 11th, 1918.

In the 1950s, it was changed to a day to honor all veterans of America.

Many veterans have, and continue to give their lives so that we can claim the supreme privilege of having our freedom.

We should each take a moment today to sit in silence, and think of the many sacrifices of the Veterans who have given their life for this country.

As a believe in this country I honor and support our veterans and soldiers. I don't support the reason they are fighting, I don't support the Iraq war, but I do support our veterans. Today is their day. Tell a veteran that you know - how much their sacrifice has meant to you.

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