Veterans Day

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During this National Entrepreneur Month, we not only recognize the tenacity of small business owners, but our veterans who took the leap of faith to open a small business. While November is widely known as a time our country honors and recognizes the contributions veterans made to our country, it’s…
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November is National Family Caregiver month — when we recognize and honor the 40 million family caregivers across this country .
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I am a Navy veteran of the Vietnam War, having deployed on two different ships four times to the then-war-torn country. I married the love of my life, Mary, after my first deployment in 1970. Looking back these 46 years, I am so glad I married early in life; it enabled us to have so many wonderful…
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For most of us, Veterans Day brings parades and one-day sales. However, more than 5.5 million Americans spend every day honoring a veteran by providing hands-on emotional and physical care.
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Veterans Day began when an unknown World War I American soldier was laid to rest at Arlington Cemetery, at the 11 th hour of the 11 th day of the 11 th month in 1921. Similar ceremonies, at the identical hour, took place at Westminster Abbey in London and at the Arc de Triomphe in Paris. All three…
Lee Woodruff
This is a guest post by Lee Woodruff. Woodruff is a contributing home and family editor for ABC's Good Morning America. Her first novel will be published summer 2012. Lee and her family make their home in Westchester County, NY.
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What if future history lessons included stories of everyday people? Not everyday people who became president, or painted masterpieces or dominated a sport, but regular folks who left behind stories - and memories - that fade all too soon with the passing of each successive generation.
Gail Ulerie, mother of Shurvon Phillip, a paraplegic after his Humvee hit an IED:
When wounded vets come home, especially young ones, who will care for them? Their parents...Picking Up The Pieces is a documentary on this topic.
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