Sunday, May 30, 2010

National Moment of Remembrance

Tomorrow, we celebrate Memorial Day. In the midst of family get-togethers and the start of summer, please remember to take a moment at 3pm (your local time) to pause for just one minute in observance of the National Moment of Remembrance.
 
From the National Moment of Remembrance website (www.remember.gov): 

The National Moment of Remembrance, established by Congress, asks Americans wherever they are at 3 p.m., local time, on Memorial Day to pause in an act of national unity (duration: one minute).The time 3 p.m. was chosen because it is the time when most Americans are enjoying their freedoms on the national holiday. The Moment does not replace traditional Memorial Day events; rather it is an act of national unity in which all Americans, alone or with family and friends, honor those who died for our freedom. It will help to reclaim Memorial Day as the sacred and noble holiday it was meant to be. In this shared remembrance, we connect as Americans.

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