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Monday, May 28, 2012

A Student's Understanding of Memorial Day and a Mother's Wish

This is a nice story of a young student understanding how important it is to remember military men and women on Memorial Day.  A nine-year old boy raised $239.00 for the USO by running a lemonade stand.   Thanks to his mom for sharing her wish about  teaching children the importance of this holiday.  From  Kirkwood Patch:

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