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MEMORIAL DAY

Happy Memorial Day

Guys,

While we were having fun barbecuing, eating watermelon, and hotdogs, and hamburger grilled outside, and drinking our favorite drinks and playing yesterday, it was such fun. But do you know that it was because of the meaning of this day, Memorial Day, that we could have such fun. So let’s see what makes it so special:

Memorial Day is an American holiday, observed on the last Monday of May, honoring the men and women who died while serving in the U.S. military. Originally known as Decoration Day, it originated in the years following the Civil War and became an official federal holiday in 1971.

Reference: http://www.history.com/topics/holidays/memorial-day-history

So, remember to thank God for all those men and women who served in this great country’s military so that we can have fun on Memorial Day.

Jenny

DON’T MAKE FUN OF THINGS PEOPLE CAN’T HELP!

Hi Guys,

I have something that is on my mind and I want to tell you how I feel.  But first, look at the picture here of people who are really special:

 

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I consider the subject of those persons in our population who have special needs, very important.

Just because a person has a particular disability doesn’t mean that they can’t contribute something to society.  It also doesn’t mean that it should be “open season” for them to be bullied, talked about negatively, or laughed at.  If we see someone engaging in these types of negative behaviors toward a person with special needs, we should step up and do what we can to end the abuse because whether we believe it or not, the rest of us are just one car accident away from becoming handicapped, too.

We should put ourselves in the other person’s shoes and ask ourselves if we would want anyone to make fun of us or bully us.

God loves ALL of us and He made us all different.  All our fingerprints are different, but God loves us ALL the same.

So in conclusion, I’ll say:

DON’T MAKE FUN OF THINGS PEOPLE CAN’T HELP!

 

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Online reference:  https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/20140730171828-191072425-sen-learning-knows-no-bounds