Memorial Day -- Beyond the Beach and the Barbecues

Real Estate Agent with Douglas Elliman Real Estate 516-457-7103
This long awaited weekend for so many people in a beleaguered, weather-beaten nation is about so much more than family gatherings, barbecues and overindulgence in food and drink. It's about the brave souls who made the ultimate sacrifice in defense of our freedom. I'm so proud to live in a country where we take for granted the right to free speech, even when the words that pour from our mouths are stunning in their vitriol.

We take for granted our right to choose those who govern, to practice our religion without persecution, to enjoy life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. All these freedoms have come at great cost, none of them free.

God bless America and God bless us, everyone.

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Rebekah Radice
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Excellent post!  We all need to remember why we have our freedom.  Love the video too.  Thanks for posting Geri

May 30, 2011 04:50 AM #1
Michael Setunsky
Woodbridge, VA
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Geri, this is the day to remember our fallen men and women in the armed forces. I spent this morning at Arlington National Cemetery visiting with my Dad. Thanks.

May 30, 2011 04:54 AM #2
Karen Baker
Sunset Beach and Beyond Realty - Sunset Beach, NC
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Geri ~ God Bless America Today and Always ~ Home of the FREE, Home of the Brave ~ Reflecting .....

May 30, 2011 05:07 AM #3
Pat Haddad, ABR, CRS, ePRO, GRI
Keller Williams Indianapolis Metro NE - Carmel, IN
Carmel, Fishers, Westfield IN Real Estate Expert

Geri--Thank you for such a wonderful post honoring those who have fought for all we have and as you said, can take for granted.  My dad always made a point of decorating graves on Memorial Day and I have a lot of guilt about being in another state from where he was laid to rest.  Your post was somehow comforting.

May 30, 2011 02:47 PM #4
Marguerite Roland
RE/MAX Allegiance - Burke, VA
Northern Virginia

Memorial Day is all about the military personnel that keeps us safe !

Thank you for the post.


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