† ❤ † ❤ † ❤ † ❤Honour The Fallen † ❤ † ❤ † ❤ † ❤

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FEB.2013= 1380 VIEWS

MARCH 24th-2015 SOLD ONE SMALL PRINT WITH LUSTRE TY HUGS

ENTERED CREATIVE TALENTED AND UNKNOWN GROUP

MADE THIS VIDEO IN DEDICATION HONOURING THE FALLEN HUGS

A VIDEO SEE BELOW.. I MADE DEDICATING WITH HEART FELT LOVE AND APPRECIATION FOR THERE SACRAFICE OF THERE LIVES FOR OUR FREEDOM AS WE KNOW IT TODAY..LET US NEVER FORGET OF THE PRICE THEY PAID FOR OUR FREEDOM..PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO REFLECT AND REMEMBER FOR EVER AND A DAY HUGS..I THANK YOU HUGS AND I THANK ALL THOSE SERVING IN OUR ARMED FORCES MAY GOD BLESS AND BE WITH YOU ALL..KNOW YOU ARE LOVED AND APPRECIATED FOR ALL YOU DO AND HAVE DONE..REMEMBER OUR VETRANS..HUGS BONITA..BLESSINGS TO ALL

† ❤ † ❤ † ❤ † ❤Taking time to remember those who gave there lives for our freedom.Being ex millitary myself my friend and i in this picture are taking the time to remember those who gave there lives..in rememberance.This is a dedication to my relatives who were in the army and died in action and to all who gave there lives for our freedom thank you and i love you all and remember you in my heart forever and a day..

Did this up in photoshop did picture made it into stamp and then put a grunge look for an older looking feel to it..put picture with flag coming through and effects notice the time stamp on the stamp corner made today..This is a moment in time reflecting on my time in service and remembering all those who gave there all..
Done in Kingston Ontario

Memorial Day is observed on the last Monday of May. It was formally known as Decoration Day and commemorates all men and women, who have died in military service for the United States. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials on Memorial Day and it is traditionally seen as the start of the summer season.
What do people do?
It is traditional to fly the flag of the United States at half mast from dawn until noon. Many people visit cemeteries and memorials, particularly to honor those who have died in military service. Many volunteers place an American flag on each grave in national cemeteries. Memorial Day is combined with Jefferson Davis’ Birthday in Mississippi.

Memorial Day has become less of an occasion of remembrance. Many people choose to hold picnics, sports events and family gatherings on this weekend. This day is traditionally seen as the start of the summer season for cultural events. For the fashion conscious, it is seen as acceptable to wear white clothing, particularly shoes from Memorial Day until Labor Day. However, fewer and fewer people follow this rule and many wear white clothing throughout the year.

Memorial Day started as an event to honor Union soldiers, who had died during the American Civil War. It was inspired by the way people in the Southern states honored their dead. After World War I, it was extended to include all men and women, who died in any war or military action.

Memorial Day was originally known as Decoration Day. The current name for this day did not come into use until after World War II. Decoration Day and then Memorial Day used to be held on May 30, regardless of the day of the week, on which it fell. In 1968, the Uniform Holidays Bill was passed as part of a move to use federal holidays to create three-day weekends. This meant that that, from 1971, Memorial Day holiday has been officially observed on the last Monday in May. However, it took a longer period for all American states to recognize the new date.

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