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On the road again … - - Yip its here! After a long break, we are back on the road. We have met up with as many friends and family as possible, here in South Africa, given the vehicle some well deserved TLC and it is time! We have one last stop in South Africa yes, another national...

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The Surprising (Women's) History of Memorial Day

Learn about the origin of Memorial Day in the United States, and especially about the significant role women played in that history. Origins of Memorial Day Claim: Former slaves reburied dead Union prisoners of war and held a cemetery dedication ceremony in Charleston in May 1865, one of the first known observances of Memorial Day. TRUE Read more at


Educational Video: The History of Memorial Day President Barack Obama explains the origins of Memorial Day in this educational video. Students will learn about Memorial Day traditions and the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. It's paired with three classroom activities for grades K-5.

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Dia de los Veteranos en Español - Historia The student will learn the origin of this celebration. The student will learn new vocabulary and understand the difference between Veteran's Day an...


Memorial Day is a federal holiday in the United States for remembering the people who died while serving in the country’s armed forces. Read more: