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    Remembering The Heroes

    On this Memorial Day, with gratitude and appreciation, we honor the sacrifices made by our country’s brave and selfless military men and women. Today, many of us recognize the day with the red poppies handed out by veterans and placed flags on military graves. But did you know that a national moment of remembrance takes place at 3 pm, local time around the country? Join me as we pay tribute to and honor the sacrifices of those brave men and women who have served so faithfully. 214 total views, 2 views today

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    Celebrating Juneteenth

    The events of the past month have led us to pause and reflect on many things about whom we are, where we’ve come from and where we are heading. One hundred and fifty-five years ago, our forefathers embraced similar thoughts. It was on June 19, 1865 – two and half years after President Lincoln’s Emancipation Proclamation – when news finally made it to Texas that the enslaved were now free. Now known as Juneteenth, on this day we promote and cultivate knowledge and appreciation of African-American history and culture. While this is a significant moment in our history, its marking should encourage us even today to know that when we…