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  • The Real History of Memorial Day

    Memorial Day falls on the last Monday of May. Americans all over the country honor fallen soldiers with parades, barbecues, and commemorative services. Though Memorial Day was made an official federal holiday in 1971, its roots trace all the way back to the Civil War, when Northerners and Southerners alike needed a way to mourn …

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    " Happy Memorial Day" ?????

    Surely a strange wish and sentiment for a day dedicated to commemorating the fallen in America's wars.
    "I dogmatise and am contradicted, and in this conflict of opinions and sentiments I find delight".
    Samuel Johnson.

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