Teardrops for Heroes

The Moving Wall came to Elmira on a very dark, rainy August weekend. People came in bunches, very subdued. The Wall is a good place, a prayerful place, a sad place. The Viet Nam war made that place in many peoples' hearts.

Sunday, August 27, 2006

A medal left for those who didn't attend the ceremony. Please don't let this be survivor's guilt; we owe all our "purple hearts" at least a thank you and an assurance of our indebtedness. Glad you made it home, sir or madam. We need our veterans to build the backbone of our nation.

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