The Importance Of Memorial Day

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“What does Memorial Day means to you?” A question probably not asked nearly as often as it should be. Memorial day is a time that is supposed to remind us of all the rights, liberties, and opportunities that are given to us due to our brave soldiers. They endure the most extreme hardships simply to defend us and our rights. Unfortunately, many of today’s youth only knows Memorial Day as a free day off of school and the day that the pool memberships start. To me, Memorial Day stands as a day of heartfelt, solemn remembrance of all the men and women who have given their lives in willing sacrifice to the country that they know and love. The American people don’t always appreciate the incredible symbol that our flag stands for. Even if one person
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