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Francesca Villardi Treadmill Treats

Inspirational


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Francesca Villardi Treadmill Treats

Inspirational


Memorial day thank you message

Memorial day thank you message

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Memorial day thank you message


We seem to forget what this weekend was all about, it's not about a three day weekend. It's not about the start of beach season and it's not about backyard Bbq's, it's about remembering the brave men and women who fought for our country. These men and women who fought and gave their lives for our freedom.

It's about the millions of others who still are fighting, each and every day for our freedoms that we take advantage of.


, in the Air force. He was in the plane that dropped the bomb on Hiroshima and he was so proud of being a veteran. Every Memorial day he would put on his uniform right down to his hat and black shiny shoes and I so miss my stepfather, Nunu who was a World War 2 veteranwould march in the parade our town would have.


He would carry the flag as I sat on the curb with my mom watching all of these brave men and women march so proud. Even 50 years later, I watched as they were still so proud to have served their country.


Some veterans were out there in walkers, some were in wheelchairs but they were there all the same. I am lucky to come from a family of servicemen, my father served in the Navy, in the Korean War. All of my uncles served, as well as my cousins.

They are a different bunch of men, they are proud, they love their country so much that they were willing to die for it. Can you say that?


If they needed you to go today to fight for your county and other people's freedom would you go or would you make excuses?

There was no "Let me think about" for these people, it was yes, absolutely I will go! And so many of them never came back.


So today my friends, while you were enjoying the beach and your Bbq this past weekend, remember why you're really off and what today is really about. It is to salute, to celebrate, to remember and to honor the many men and women who fought for us and lost their lives and it is to give thanks for the millions more who are still risking their lives each and every day for your freedom.


To all of the families of the servicemen and women who lost their lives, thank you all for ensuring my freedom. Thank you for standing up for me and this country so I can do and say what I want to in a country that protects my rights….words can never be enough!!


"Be the change you want to see"

 @Treadmilltreats 



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