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    Quote Originally Posted by DaveA View Post
    Sadly, people will forget. Not the present generation but future ones. I once thought that no one would ever forget "Dec. 7th, the day of infamy". Today many folks have no idea, when Dec. 7th rolls around, what it means and couldn't find Pearl Harbor on a map if it was circled.

    History books remember these events but people, not so much.

    Agree completely.

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    I think more people do remember than don’t. The dates may not be honored as they should be, however, I know the dates that we (us seniors) remember and show our respect for, are still in the history books. I have a problem remembering a few dates myself, such as: VE, VJ and the date, not the year for WW II, which ended in 1945.
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    Really can't see any reason for this thread let alone the pictures.

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    Quote Originally Posted by fmdog44 View Post
    Really can't see any reason for this thread let alone the pictures.
    And yet, here you are.

    FYI, the anniversary of the tragedy of 9/11 is still meaningful to some of us.
    Last edited by C'est Moi; 09-12-2018 at 04:54 PM.

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    Let us also not forget all the members of the US armed forces, our allies, their families, and innocents on the ground (known as "collateral damage") whose lives, limbs and peace of mind have been shredded in the many years of war that have followed that terrible day.
    “The world needs a sense of worth, and it will achieve it only by its people feeling that they are worthwhile.” - Fred Rogers

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    We were teens then and kept wondering; WHY JAPAN? Couldn't get it through our heads.
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    i always remember the day ' and so should everybody 'totally horrific like dream ……..poor souls rest in peace !

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    I always know it's coming before it gets here. I stay home on 9/11 ever since that year. I remember that day and think of what we've done because of 9/11...good and bad. With my parents it was the Great Depression and WWII that made the most impression on their lives. With me...JFK assassination, Viet Nam war, 9/11 and the mess we're in the last couple of years.

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    sure wish y'all would quote....How are we to know what day we are discussing, when several are being discussed ?

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    Maybe reading it again might help you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by fmdog44 View Post
    Really can't see any reason for this thread let alone the pictures.
    I can’t believe I’m reading this. How sad.

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    Quote Originally Posted by C'est Moi View Post
    And yet, here you are.

    FYI, the anniversary of the tragedy of 9/11 is still meaningful to some of us.
    Then get the twin towers full of innocent people dying tattooed on your forehead.

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    If you don’t want to remember that’s your choice but why come to this thread to try and ruin it for others who DO wish to remember?

    Would it not be easier for you to simple ignore this thread since you now know what it’s about?

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    Quote Originally Posted by fmdog44 View Post
    Then get the twin towers full of innocent people dying tattooed on your forehead.
    I don't need to; it's "tatooed" in my memory and my heart.

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    Quote Originally Posted by C'est Moi View Post
    I don't need to; it's "tatooed" in my memory and my heart.
    well said '

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