As America celebrates Memorial Day...

Real Estate Agent with Fathom Realty Washington LLC

  Paul Henderson, REALTOR®, Fathom Realty WA LLC Kitsap, Pierce and Mason county, Washington's preferred real estate Agent & Broker


As America celebrates Memorial Day; we pay tribute to those who have given their lives in our nation's wars!


Attributed to John M. McHugh (1948~)

I was one of the lucky ones but still served with pride…

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Comments (11)

Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Yes, we do give tribute to those who have given their lives. Good morning.

May 29, 2023 05:03 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you and happy Memorial Day Kat Palmiotti 

May 29, 2023 07:57 PM
Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I feel really bad for anyone that has risked their life or given their life in a war, I know that I would not want to fight in a war myself.

May 29, 2023 05:31 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I understand your position Brian England 

May 29, 2023 07:58 PM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

Wonderful and Thank-you, we must never forget what this three-day weekend is really about. Bill 

May 29, 2023 05:48 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

I will never forget what this weekend is all about Bill Salvatore - East Valley 

May 29, 2023 07:58 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good morning, Paul... I, for one, will be eternally grateful for the service of people like yourself... and for the sacrifice of those who didn't come home.

May 29, 2023 05:50 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

It is interesting; however, when you go, serve your country the last thing on your mind is not coming home Nina Hollander, Broker 

May 29, 2023 08:00 PM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Paul. Today we pay tribute to those who paid the ultimate price but should also thank those that served and survived.

May 29, 2023 06:04 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

And there are millions of veterans who did just that. Served and survived Wayne Martin 

May 29, 2023 08:02 PM
Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

I am so grateful to live in a country where we have the right to celebrate our warriors and all the people who have died to protect our freedom. 

May 29, 2023 06:15 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

That Lise Howe  is a very powerful thought and I thank you for bringing it up 🙂

May 29, 2023 08:04 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Paul and thank you for remembering the important of the day and sharing it with us here in the Rain.

May 29, 2023 08:22 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

It’s hard for me not to remember Will Hamm 

May 29, 2023 08:05 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Paul - and I too am glad that you were one of the lucky ones. This is a day to express our gratitude for those who sacrificed for us. 

May 29, 2023 12:38 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

God bless America Kathy Streib and her fallen heroes 🙂

May 29, 2023 08:07 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

Thank you for your service, Paul.  I'm glad you were one of the lucky ones.

May 29, 2023 12:51 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you for your kind words Myrl Jeffcoat 

May 29, 2023 08:07 PM
John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Hello Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS Happy Memorial Remembrance Day to you and to all!

May 29, 2023 04:47 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS

Thank you John Pusa for your kind words 🙂

May 29, 2023 08:08 PM
Ray Henson
eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - Elk Grove, CA

We are lucky top have so many, like you, who have helped protect this country and the freedom we enjoy.  Thank you!

May 30, 2023 07:52 AM