The purpose of Memorial Day.ppt

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					 The purpose of Memorial Day
• Memorial Day is a solemn and sad
  occasion honoring the American soldiers
  who gave their lives in war.
 But it is also a hallowed day-because the
  values those men fought to defend form
  the essence of our country: freedom and
  the rights of the individual
When is Memorial day celebrated
          this year?
May 25,2009
     Ways that Memorial Day is
            celebrated
• Visiting cemeteries and memorials
• Fly the flag
• Honor other family members who have
  died
• Picnics
• Barbecues
• Family gatherings
     The person that I honor on
           memorial day
• I honor all the people who went to war for
  us and have died for us. I also honor the
  people who came back to war surviving
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