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Our Military Ancestors: a Memorial Day Collage

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Remembering those among our ancestors who served their country & their fellow citizens with selfless devotion. They helped make possible our way of life today. To them we pledge eternal gratitude, and honor them continually in our hearts.

Digital collage created & copyright © by Eric Edelman. All rights reserved.

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Tomas May 30, 2011, 5:47 am

Glad to bow to my ancestors together with you. While remembering the roots, we blossom out ourselves but wither away focusing exclusively on current affairs. Thank you very much for this awakening post.
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Eric Edelman May 30, 2011, 11:34 am

Thank you, Tomas, for sharing your insight. Your timely reminder about life-eroding concerns is very welcome: sometimes focusing on one’s inner past can be healthier than obsessing about the outer present.

Simply Delicious May 31, 2011, 10:32 pm

A beautiful tribute to your ancestors. Happy Memorial day.

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Eric Edelman June 1, 2011, 11:58 am

Thanks, Simply Delicious! But they aren’t just my ancestors; they are the ancestors of all of us in America.

Felicia May 31, 2011, 11:37 pm

Thank you so much for sharing. Such a wonderful tribute.

Eric Edelman June 1, 2011, 11:57 am

Thanks, Felicia. I feel that often they are not appreciated enough.

Mimi May 31, 2011, 11:55 pm

Great and worthy collage! Those who serve now and in the past are my heroes!

Eric Edelman June 1, 2011, 11:56 am

Mimi, they are my heroes, too!

Russ June 1, 2011, 8:36 am

Wonderful Collage. It gives you such a warm feeling when you look back at what has happened in the past. It is also sad to think that after all this time, the wars are still raging on.

Eric Edelman June 1, 2011, 11:59 am

Thanks, Russ. This is sort of what I imagine the website of the unknown soldier might be like…

stevebethere June 1, 2011, 10:04 am

What a great set of pictures you got there, thanks for sharing 🙂

thank you for stopping by 🙂

Eric Edelman June 1, 2011, 12:01 pm

Steve, thanks, it makes all the scanning of these photos worth it…

Harriet June 1, 2011, 1:57 pm

That is a really cool collage!

Have a great day!

Eric Edelman June 1, 2011, 3:58 pm

Harriet, Thanks, Happy WW

April H June 1, 2011, 3:18 pm

What a great Memorial Day tribute!

Eric Edelman June 1, 2011, 3:58 pm

April, thanks for visiting

Kristi June 1, 2011, 6:14 pm

Great pictures! What a wonderful memorial to our soldiers. You are right Eric, these patriots are never appreciated enough for their service. Thank you for linking up this WW post on Moms Own Words. Have a great evening.

Eric Edelman June 1, 2011, 10:53 pm

Kristi, thanks for stopping by

Eric Edelman June 1, 2011, 10:52 pm

Thanks, Anon. I feel members of our armed forces need to be appreciated year-round. But this is a start, at least.

Carol June 2, 2011, 7:09 am

Wonderfully creative post and most honorable to our vets ~ Thank you ^_^ ~ Carol

Eric Edelman June 2, 2011, 10:46 am

Thanks for your comment and your visit, Carol! Glad you liked the post.

Comedy Plus June 2, 2011, 12:29 pm

An excellent tribute to those that gave their all.

Have a terrific day. 🙂

Eric Edelman June 2, 2011, 10:10 pm

Thanks, Sandee, nice to see you here.

Eric Edelman June 8, 2011, 11:51 am

Sandee, thanks!

Kelly Lininger June 2, 2011, 12:42 pm

Great pictures!
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Eric Edelman June 2, 2011, 10:10 pm

Kelly, thanks for stopping by

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