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The purpose behind Memorial Day. A lesson in solemnity for all

FLORIDA: This is Memorial Day weekend yet no one seems to remember what that day really symbolizes. Begun in the wake of the Civil War, when a few southern ladies decorated the graves of Union soldiers buried far away from their mothers, sisters, fathers, and brothers, it demonstrated our commonality rather than our differences. Sadly ...

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Memorial Day: Remembering the soldiers that died for America

SAN JOSE: Memorial Day was born from tragedy. The loss of some 620,000 men and boys, dying in the ashes of the American Civil War is tragic. The incredibly painful experience of the nation’s loss on such a massive scale causing the Veteran’s Association to provide a practical means for the families and survivors to ...

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Some tasty wines for your Memorial Day Grilling

SEATTLE, May 25, 2018 — Memorial Day. A day that evokes visions of great men and women who sacrificed it all towards our freedoms in America and betterment of our lives. Over the years, the long-standing tradition of how many Americans celebrate is around the grill. It doesn’t matter if you’re cooking with a propane ...

Memorial Day 2018 stock and bond trading schedule

For most Americans today, Memorial Day 2018 will mark the traditional annual kickoff day for beach season and summer vacations. But, since this coming Monday is a national holiday and day of remembrance, Wall Street and the banking business come to a temporary halt on Memorial Day.

Remembering America’s fallen heroes on Memorial Day

SAN DIEGO, May 22, 2018 — The United States will honor those who served and gave their life protecting this great nation on Memorial Day, Monday May 28, 2018. Origins of Memorial Day observances Memorial Day originally known as Decoration Day, it was first celebrated in 1868 following the end of the Civil War, as ...