Saturday, May 23, 2009

While you’re celebrating your three-day weekend, don’t forget what Memorial Day is all about.

The holiday was originally called Decoration Day, and set aside to decorate the graves of the soldiers who died in the Civil War. By the end of the 19th Century, the name of the holiday was changed to Memorial Day, and it’s now used to honor the memory of all the soldiers who’ve died in battle.

So have a safe, happy and wonderful Memorial Day, and while you’re at it, take a moment to think about the heroic men and women who gave up their lives for their country–our country.

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