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We Shall Return Again and Again

I have a fear.

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I never discuss it with anyone.

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I am afraid of the day when no one is left who was there.

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No one who knows what it was like.

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Firsthand.

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No one who tasted fear and smelled the death.

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No one who remembers the horror.

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Or the hope.

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“Their road will be long and hard. For the enemy is strong. He may hurl back our forces. Success may not come with rushing speed, but we shall return again and again”

FDR D-Day Prayer, June 6, 1944

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Lest We Forget 2009

“Lead them straight and true; give strength to their arms, stoutness to their hearts, steadfastness in their faith.

Some will never return. Embrace these, Father, and receive them, Thy heroic servants, into Thy kingdom.”

FDR D-Day Prayer, June 6, 1944

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“And a part of them is with us always.”

– Author Unknown

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May we never, ever forget.

Memorial Day/2009

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