This Memorial Day, Remember the Fallen
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The words to the song in the video at left are by an unknown author, and were discovered on
a hospital wall in the Philippines after the fighting ended there in WWII. They were later set to music by John Gorka, who sings in this video.
Whatever one's feelings are on the war in Afghanistan and the many other fronts where the US battles, it's critical on
Memorial Day that we stop to remember the fallen soldiers and their families, and all the civilians killed.
Afghanistan: over 3,315 Coalition soldiers dead, with the civilian death count unknown. Iraq: more than 650,000 civilians
and over 4,804 Coalition soldiers - dead from war. Darfur: over 400,000 people, dead. Israel and Palestine: over 6,200 people since 2000.
The Congo: 3,000,000 since 1998. Mumbai.Chechnya. New York. Sri Lanka. Lebanon.Madrid. The list goes on.
Our Sons and Daughters. Husbands and Wives. Sisters and Brothers. Parents and Friends. It's enough already. All you "leaders" out there, listen. We - the people - want peace, please. Make it happen!
The visual above shows photos of people of peace, or visual
expressions of peace which they created. These photos provide just a small capsule of the tens of millions
of people around the world raising their voices and being visible and vocal for peace. Please join in!
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Syria ready to join peace conference, Russians say Los Angeles Times BEIRUT — Syrian President Bashar Assad's government has agreed “in principle” to participate in a U.S.-Russian sponsored peace conference aimed at ending the violence in Syria, Russia officials said Friday. Russian Foreign Ministry spokesman ...
Assad Regime Agrees To Attend Peace Conference, Russia Says NPR (blog) Representatives of President Bashar Assad's regime have agreed "in principle" to attend an international peace conference aimed at ending more than two years of brutal warfare in Syria, Russia's foreign ministry said Friday. But NPR's Corey Flintoff ...
Kale chips bring entrepreneur inner peace San Francisco Chronicle A recent Monday, 10:28 a.m.: Like a circus juggler, Lisa Laricchiuta tosses a fistful of kale into the air before washing it and lovingly massaging it in her kitchen sink. She repeats the process for 45 minutes until an entire box of the nutrient-rich ...
Ditka credits George McCaskey for peace ESPN (blog) Mike Ditka's final season as a player for the Chicago Bears was in 1966. His last season as their coach was 1992. So why did it take 47 years after his departure as a player, and 21 years after his final season as the coach, to retire the number of one ...