Remember, Remember Me

On holidays more than on other days the voices of my relatives come back to me saying, “Remember, remember me”.

Memorial Day holiday here in the US is a long weekend and national holiday. While it heralds the beginning of summer for some, it is a solemn remembrance of soldiers who served in war for many others.

The two relatives whose voices call out to me every Memorial Day are my uncle and my father–two entirely different casualties of foreign wars. Continue reading “Remember, Remember Me”