In memory of the countless number of soldiers who went to battle; paying the ultimate sacrifice with the loss of their lives;  to the many more whom suffered great injury; in honor of the veterans here with us today, and to the men & women currently serving our Country; this Remembrance Day – Lest We Forget.

In Flanders fields the poppies grow
Between the crosses, row on row,
That mark our place; and in the sky
The larks, still bravely singing, fly
Scarce heard amid the guns below.

We are the Dead. Short days ago
We lived, felt dawn, saw sunset glow,
Loved and were loved, and now we lie,
In Flanders fields.

Take up our quarrel with the foe:
To you from failing hands we throw
The torch; be yours to hold it high.
If ye break faith with us who die
We shall not sleep, though poppies grow
In Flanders fields.

~John McCrae~

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