Thursday, November 11, 2010

Veterans' Day

Here is one whose name and face are not unknown to me. Slightly older than "The Greatest Generation" (he would be 105 in a week), he was sent to Europe anyway. This was his ID card, issued, interestingly, exactly four years before my birthday.

Purple mountain majesty as a view from his final resting place only 20 years after the ID picture.  That was a long time gone, now. But I remember to say thanks today.

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