The Fallen

The Fallen

“If silence is ever golden, it must be beside the graves of fifteen-thousand men, whose lives were more significant than speech, and whose death was a poem the music of which can never be sung.”

— James A. Garfield, May 30, 1868, Arlington National Cemetery

Memorial Day is not about barbecues, car sales, concerts, parades, or discounts on refrigerators. Don’t celebrate Memorial Day. Observe it. Thoughtfully.

National Moment of Remembrance
A minute of silence.
Monday, May 26, 2014 3:00 PM local time.

More:

“National Moment of Remembrance,” Memorial Day Foundation

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