5 thoughts on “In the end, we remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.” Martin Luther King

    • Imagine coming home after years of trekking the countryside on foot, often in danger and hungry. I wonder what mix of emotions a veteran in his field must feel.

      When I hear that many Americans have no idea what the Civil War was fought for I think we are not only spoiled, but a little shallow as well.

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      • He was probably happy to be home with no one shooting at him. And baffled to have survived when so many didn’t. It’s a hard road to survive, but it makes you stronger. So many people glorify military service. My dad was in Vietnam, and his life was in daily danger.


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