Monday, May 30, 2011

Happy Memorial Day

I have never been able to think of the day as one of mourning; I have never quite been able to feel that half-masted flags were appropriate on Decoration Day. I have rather felt that the flag should be at the peak, because those whose dying we commemorate rejoiced in seeing it where their valor placed it. We honor them in a joyous, thankful, triumphant commemoration of what they did.

~ Benjamin Harrison ~


Kayla Sue said...

Great quote, couldn't agree more!

Happy Memorial Day!

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