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By Ken Stern 

Deaths to memorialize

From the editor-

 


Monday is Memorial Day, the time this nation pauses to remember those who have died, as soldiers and in support of the many wars, declared and not declared, in the almost 160 years since our Civil War ended.

“These honored dead “ Lincoln declared at Gettysburg in 1863.

No one loses their life in war. Those are lives ended, snuffed out too soon, before their time, unexpected and not wanted to be sacrificed. Those lives were people loved, known, neighbors, friends, family, children and parents. These honored dead were doing their job, normal tasks, committed to service, caring for their...



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