On the road again … - http://overlandsphere.com/overland-travel/africa/southern-africa/south-africa/on-the-road-again-2/131894 - 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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Educational Video: The History of Memorial Day http://www.teachervision.fen.com/memorial-day/video/73217.html 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.
Let Freedom Ring on Memorial Day - SOITA Learning Technologies Memorial Day provides us an opportunity to honor and remember those who have served and sacrificed for our country. Join us as we discuss the origins of Memorial Day, discover some little-known facts about the holiday, and express our gratitude for members of our military, past and present.