For many, the real meaning behind Memorial Day is lost — it’s just another day off of school or work or an appreciated 3-day weekend. But this “day” is one that represents a national awareness and respect for those brave Americans who died while defending our nation and its values.
AMBER: America’s Missing: Broadcast Emergency Response is named in honor of 9-year old Amber Hagerman who was kidnapped in Texas while riding her bike, and was brutally murdered.
It’s Monday afternoon and the mail arrives. Some bills, a magazine, lots of “junk” mail… and what’s this a handwritten note for me?
You open the envelope and the first thing you read is “Dear Friend.”
I love getting an unexpected note of gratitude.
If you can read a book, speak another language or balance your checkbook – chances are you have a teacher to thank.