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Friday, May 18, 2012

Remembering Pearl Harbor

Jane and I attended a home school curriculum fair in Kansas City several weeks ago. While there met a teen who had a burden to interview veterans of all wars. Visiting with him, I learned that he had arranged a public meeting featuring four survivors of Pearl Harbor...which happened yesterday in Olathe, Ks.

Jacob and I attended, and had the honor of meeting and listening to three military survivors (one could not attend due to illness) as well as a woman who was a six-year-old on that "date which shall live in infamy."

It was an privilege to attend, and all were articulate, insightful, and occasionally humorous.

Two of the men made a career of the military; closing out their active duty in Vietnam. Both these men were under fire exactly twice...Dec 7, 1941 and once in Vietnam.

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