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Happy Veterans Day

Today is Veterans Day, originally known as Armistice Day, marking the cessation of hostilities of World War I. It evolved into a holiday to commemorate the duty and sacrifice that all veterans have given in their service. It carries an importance with me, as I see it as the appreciation of those that served and came before me and those whose footsteps I will be following. In response to my recognition and celebration of Veterans Day, I received this eloquently drafted message on my Facebook wall from an ‘Asian-American’:

“dogg you forgettin where you came from

lookit you

tryin soo hard to be white”

I try to respect all opinions and points of view…to a certain extent. For me to hold them at equal level with mine and others, they must be at least somewhat logical and educated. And they have to make sense.

I’m sorry, but this doesn’t make the cut. In fact, the ridiculousness of it is such that I deemed it worthy to blog about it.

Happy Veterans Day.

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