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Happy Memorial Day but Remember What It Is About….

Happy Memorial weekend.  It is the unofficial start to summer, a time to camp, go to the cabin, open the pool, or have fun with friends.  But wait.....why do we have this holiday?  To Remember.....and honor........the men and women who gave their lives so that you can do all of these things.

This article found on Mental Floss gives a history of how the holiday got started:  http://mentalfloss.com/article/27858/10-things-remember-about-memorial-day. Did you know that this holiday can trace back to the Civil War and spontaneous commemorations of the dead?

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