30 May '11, 4am

Good Morning! It's Memorial Day. Do You Know What That Means? || I use to march in the parade in my little hometown

Good Morning! It's Memorial Day. Do You Know What That Means? || I use to march in the parade in my little hometown

my father was a "freedom fighter" during ww2... he suffered all his life with PTSD and was never treated, it was called "shell shock" back then..... we as growing kids also suffered the effects of war through our father's experience at the Battle of the Bulge...If we woke dad up unexpectedly, he would wake violently and reach for a gun under his pillow ( no gun there) and "defend himself". That was a very frightening experience for all of us wee ones.... we didn't know what he was going through for so long..... Christmas was VERY hard on all of us also, that's when dad would "disappear" and return home in time to do Christmas.... we found out later in life that during the war at Christmas time , he was stuck and frozen, in a fox hole, with all his dead buddies beside him, for three days.....he almost lost his feet.... when my father returned from the "other side of the wor...

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