Tag Archives: Memorial Day

TCS: In Memoriam

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TCS: Memorial Day – For All We Know

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TCS: LAST NOTES – Bugles for the Fallen

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The Coffee Shop – ‘We Make Promises’ – In Memoriam

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Picture of the Day for May 25, 2015: A Political Cartoon for Memorial Day by Rob Rogers

Posted by Elaine Magliaro Rob Rogers is the award-winning editorial cartoonist for the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. Click here to view more of his political cartoons.

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“Anthem For Doomed Youth”: A Poem by Wilfred Owen Read by Kenneth Branagh

SUBMITTED BY ELAINE MAGLIARO Anthem for Doomed Youth was written by Wilfred Owen in 1916, when he was a patient at Craiglockhart War Hospital in Edinburgh, recovering from shell shock.    

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