Veterans Day Importance

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“Some people live an entire lifetime and wonder if they have ever made a difference in the world, but the Marines don't have that problem.” - President Ronald Reagan, 1983. I think this quote, by Ronald Reagan, not only speaks for marines but for all veterans who have served their people and made sacrifices to protect the rights of those people. I am proud and take great pride to be living in a country protected by such courageous men and women who have served to make a positive difference in our country.

When someone risks their own life for the betterment of others, it is a very noble act that requires immense bravery and courage. Our American veterans epitomize the great values of what the United States of America was founded upon hundreds of years ago by our founding fathers, our democracy, the principles of freedom, liberty, and courage. Veterans Day is often overlooked by many as just a day off of school but it means much more than that. Veterans Day honors our pride for our veterans and remembers those men and women with respect.
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In the words of Joseph Campbell, an American writer, “A hero is someone who has given his or her life to something bigger than oneself. “
 All veterans are heroes and these heroes merit respect, honor and pride for their courage and sacrifices. Our Veterans have sacrificed years of their lives for the rights of us

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