By Brett Ellis
Most of us will be out celebrating a 3 day weekend having fun enjoying our families and/or a little time off, as we should. Life is tough and we deserve it. Let’s not also forget why we have this holiday. Memorial Day originally started as Declaration Day. Several states lay claim to the first Memorial Day, and there was even dissent as the south refused to celebrate Memorial Day after the civil war.
While history can be fascinating, what’s even more important is the present. Memorial Day represents honoring those that have served our country. It’s always sad when some people refuse to honor certain veterans because they disagreed with a conflict or war. We owe our freedom to veterans. Our veterans didn’t get a chance to select which conflict or which war they would serve in. They just served, for us, for the United States of America, just because. They didn’t ask questions. Nobody would listen if they did.
First responders at the Boston Marathon or the World Trade Center didn’t get the chance to pick which disaster they’d respond to, they just did what was needed regardless of how …read more
Source:: Top Agent