Memorial Day/Sacrifice of One

by admin on May 30, 2011

{ 10 comments… read them below or add one }

SilverOrb May 30, 2011 at 7:00 am

That made me cry… What a beautiful tribute.


Suzy May 30, 2011 at 7:37 am

Thank you.


AS May 30, 2011 at 10:09 am

Beautiful. Brought tears to my eyes.


Laura May 30, 2011 at 10:46 am

Thank you Ms. Jeanne.


PrincessSimmi May 30, 2011 at 11:49 am

Thank you to everyone in our armed forces who keep us safe.


DocCAC May 30, 2011 at 8:44 pm

Thanks to all of those who have served or are currently serving in the military. Thank you Ms. Jeannie for putting this up. It gave me goosebumps and brought a tear to my eye.


grumpy_otter May 30, 2011 at 9:00 pm

I don’t mean to be a bummer, but that video really missed the mark. All I could think was that woman really needs some serious therapy to get over the death of a loved one instead of PRETENDING HE IS STILL ALIVE. And apparently teaching her daughter that he is still alive and can hear her letters. Who made this?

I am the daughter of a career Marine who died and I honor his memory every day–but not by pretending he is still there.

My thanks to all the armed forces.


lkb May 31, 2011 at 4:05 am

Thanks for posting this.
Thanks to all those who have served, are serving or are training to serve in the military.
Thanks to their families for making this difficult sacrifice.


Mother of 3 May 31, 2011 at 7:04 am

Sacrificing one’s life is undoubtedly the greatest sacrifice of all. And the video was very touching. But I want to stress that a bereaved child should also be given the chance to mourn his or her father/mother without constant pressure to be brave. A kid should be allowed to be angry, sad and devastated, to voice his/her feelings and have them validated. As grown-ups we may have chosen sacrifice, but our children didn’t, they have to live with the choices we make.


Emily May 31, 2011 at 9:10 am


I disagree, she is writing letters to make it feel like he is still with her. If she wasn’t moving on with her life then therapy is needed.

I write letters to my grandparents who passed away. I do it when I really miss them and wish I could talk to them. It is comforting.


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