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Remember to thank a veteran

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On Friday our country will commemorate Veterans’ Day, formerly known as Armistice Day and also referred to as Remembrance Day.

Well, as I got to thinking about the significance and the sanctity of this day, I remembered a particular Tuesday afternoon. It was around 2:30 p.m. and the big screen TV in the common area was broadcasting a soap opera. The few in the audience, well, most of them were asleep and many were in wheelchairs. Some of them were alert but didn’t seem to know what day it was, what time it was or where they were.

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