I repost this every year in remembrance of Memorial Day as a thank you to all the men and women of the military that so unselfishly give of themselves to guarantee our freedom and safety. I salute you.
“Excuse me” the woman calls quietly and somewhat
apologetically. “Can we get in front of you? We won’t block your view”
Slowly the crowd parts, some reluctantly, others without hesitation. The woman pushes the wheelchair forward, smiling as she navigates the narrow opening provided for their passage until they reach the curb.
The woman, a daughter perhaps, locks the wheels of the chair and fusses over it’s occupant, adjusting the robe in his lap, assuring his comfort. He shows no resistance to the attention, but simply sits and waits. A man standing next to them jokingly
comments “I guess this isn’t your first parade is it”.
Lacking a response, the woman explains “he…
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