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Outstanding video!

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Whitemarsh Memorial Park in Ambler, Pennsylvania on Memorial Day.  



I worked here for a year 2007-2008.  My buddies and I took great pride in the place.  It's 200 acres and surrounded and bordered by trees so the rest of the world seems to be sealed off.  We had tractors and trucks, and dump trucks and leaf vacuums.  It was like working on a farm.

On Memorial Day Weekend we had to put those flag poles up and take them down again at evening. That was quite a job.  





  








This is an exact replica of the original Liberty Bell.  It weighs ' a ton' !  I used to push on it to see if I could budge it.  I could move it a couple of inches.

This bell toured the country during the Bicentennial and Whitemarsh Cemetery acquired it somehow.  














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Nothing further needs to be said. 
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Disagree… Much more needs be said and done...
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In regards to the video Dan. Thought it was very well done.
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Video is great… not enough people see it or care about it.  Man runs truck over crosses commemorating Memorial Day, VietNam War Memorial painted with gang graffiti, majority of people asked have no idea what Memorial Day stands for, what it is about…

I bought Buddy Poppies and passed them out, people don't know what they are, asked people what they thought of Memorial Day… many would not even look at me, would not answer.

Despicable state of affairs...
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Livonia war memorial is a 1/2 mile from my house. They had an honor guard for 48 hours straight. They do every year because a lot of people do know. The miscreants make the news but I have faith in most folks.
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Dan, I am but just one, but I know what Memorial Day means. I know others that know what Memorial Day means. If I meet someone who does not know what it means, I try to educate them. If they do not want to learn, then I can not make them. It is the Freedom that all those men and women died for, that we Honor on Memorial Day, that keeps me from forcing them to learn.
Every Memorial Day, I visit the cemeteries and graves of friends and family that served that are in my area. I am not the only one in the cemetery doing this, so we are not alone in our commitment. That is why I'm only now posting about this today.
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Originally posted by BeltFed BeltFed wrote:

Dan, I am but just one, but I know what Memorial Day means. I know others that know what Memorial Day means. If I meet someone who does not know what it means, I try to educate them. If they do not want to learn, then I can not make them. It is the Freedom that all those men and women died for, that we Honor on Memorial Day, that keeps me from forcing them to learn.
Every Memorial Day, I visit the cemeteries and graves of friends and family that served that are in my area. I am not the only one in the cemetery doing this, so we are not alone in our commitment. That is why I'm only now posting about this today.

"all they ask of us is that we remember what they did…"
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I do remember them, and I remember what they did.
When you hear their stories, how can you not remember the ones that survived, and Honor those that didn't.
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