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Awakenings: A Salute to Our Troops

on January 17, 2014

See on Scoop.itAwakenings: America & Beyond

All too often our country’s military misses out on life’s most precious moments. A soldier (in the sense here meaning any member of our military forces) may be thousands of miles away when news arrives of the birth of a son or daughter. Perhaps, the news is the opposite end of the spectrum, the death of a parent, brother, sister, or even a child. Distance separates families leaving times for communication often few and far between, time passes slowly …months … years … without seeing loved ones. Whether a first hello or final goodbye, the moments can never be regained. And, their stories touch the Heart of America.

Sharla Shults‘s insight:

There are five branches to our military each with their own terms of identifications and regulations. The poetry Soldiers of America is being used in its broadest sense to honor all troops.

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2 responses to “Awakenings: A Salute to Our Troops

  1. As usual, a wonderful homage 🙂

  2. Raani York says:

    Thank you Sharla, for NOT forgetting!

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