Category Archives: family

After The Folded Flag: Memorial Day and Gold Star Families

A stoic widow graciously accepting the folded flag makes a dramatic end to a movie, but what comes after? For the thousands of family members of Americans killed in Iraq and Afghanistan, and thousands more from previous wars, Memorial Day … Continue reading

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Mother’s Day Unite for Peace: Beyond the Flowers and Box of Candy

“Why do not the mothers of mankind interfere in these matters to prevent the waste of that human life of which they alone bear and know the cost?” Julia Ward Howe This was from the same woman who gave us … Continue reading

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The Daily Post Weekly Photo Challenge Surprise: Unplugged

Children that pay with abandon; unplugged. Surprise

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