Memorial Day: Honoring Heroes in the USA 🇺🇸

If you lived here, you’d be home by now HAVING A HOLIDAY TODAY 🥳

Have you heard of Memorial Day? This is a federal holiday in the United States, celebrated every last Monday of May. But what’s it all about?

Memorial Day is a day to remember and honor all the brave men and women who died while serving in the US military. It’s a way to show respect for their sacrifice and to thank them for protecting the country’s freedom.

So, how do people celebrate? Many attend parades or watch them on TV. These parades often have marching bands, veterans’ groups, and even military vehicles. People also visit cemeteries to place flowers on the graves of fallen soldiers.

Here’s a #FUNFACT (that you know I LOVE): Memorial Day wasn’t always called that! It was originally called Decoration Day because people decorated the graves of soldiers with flowers and flags.

But beyond the celebrations, Memorial Day is a solemn occasion. It’s a time to reflect on the cost of freedom and the importance of peace. It’s a day to remember those who gave their all for their country.

Even though Memorial Day is a US holiday, it’s a good reminder that people all over the world value sacrifice and honor those who fight for their countries.

As American Founding Father Thomas Jefferson once said, “the price of freedom is eternal vigilance”.

– Georgi 💛