In remembrance…

Memorial Day is a time to remember the men and women in the armed forces who have served our country and lost their lives defending it.  Cemeteries are adorned with flags and flowers to not only celebrate these lives, but also honor them.

But for me, Memorial Day has additional meanings.  One, it’s a day my family and friends come together to barbecue and fellowship. Sometimes this is the only quality time we have together.  We talk about days of ole and catch up on the latest happenings in each others’ lives.  It’s a joyous occasion.

Two, I’m reminded of the diligence of my great-aunt Dollie who made it her mission to

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