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Tuesday, September 01, 2009

WW2 – 70 years ago today

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I feel like a midget standing beside giants when I think of the people who lived through the six years of World War Two.

It started 70 years ago today.

I’ve never fought in a war. No one has ever dropped a bomb on my house. None of my immediate family has ever been killed or injured in an armed conflict. I’ve never had to contend with the idea that a foreign power wanted to invade my country. I’ve never lived through rationing. I’ve never had to go into a bomb shelter.

To all you wonderful people who endured all of this and more, thank you.

Thanks for not giving up, for hoping, for enduring.

We live in a better world today because of you.

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