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0338_Honoring those that served bravely and sacrificed much – A Timeless Memorial Day Message from Billy Graham (1955)

Donna Jack
May 30, 2018

Link to Billy Graham’s message honoring our fallen soldiers:  https://billygraham.org/story/a-timeless-billy-graham-message-for-memorial-day/

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An old-fashioned Memorial Day

Both of our fathers served in the military in WWII. My husband’s father continued in the service until he retired.  One of our sons was in the Army, and our youngest son is currently an officer in the Navy.  Our son who is not in the military makes contributions to the safety and effectiveness of our troops through his research (he is a college professor).

Each Memorial Day my husband and I try to visit a little farming community in Nebraska, where my husband’s parents were born, and where some of our family and friends still live.

This Memorial Day, we were at the Tekamah cemetery for the 8:00 service.  There we paid tribute to the military men and women who gave their lives for our country. Continue reading