Memorial Day Weekend

This weekend, everyone in the United States of America (USA) celebrates Memorial Day - a historic event that is normally celebrated on the last weekend of the month of May. For those who may be a bit unaware of the celebration, here are some details according to an organization called U.S. MEMORIAL DAY (website):

Memorial Day, originally called Decoration Day, is a day of remembrance for those who have died in service of the United States of America. Over two dozen cities and towns claim to be the birthplace of Memorial Day. While Waterloo N.Y. was officially declared the birthplace of Memorial Day by President Lyndon Johnson in May 1966, it’s difficult to prove conclusively the origins of the day. Regardless of the exact date or location of its origins, one thing is clear – Memorial Day was borne out of the Civil War and a desire to honor our dead.

Normally, everyone has a 3-day weekend to rest and make the proper remembrance. It's really important to honor those who have fallen in order to make the USA a  great nation.

Have a wonderful weekend, everyone!


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