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Sacrifice "Veterans Day - November 11, 2019


November 14, 2019


Veterans Art "Silver Fox" Edwards, Edward Harris and an unidentified veteran

That's what military service is founded upon. It seems sweeter when coated with patriotism and a little easier to bear when a few benefits are added. But the bottom line is sacrifice. Untold sacrifices. Like those ambushed at Fort Hood recently, or the soldier in Afghanistan who returned to New Orleans yesterday from the battlefield to bury his 7-year old daughter who was killed by a stray bullet. Like the hundreds of old veterans still on the battlefield of their minds, still fighting, still enduring the agony, still feeling their lost limbs where they used to be, who wake up sweating in t...

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