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Unpopular Opinion: We're Doing ANZAC Day Wrong

Or at least, we are this year, in the way we are celebrating it, and in the way we are talking about it.

Let me preface this all by saying that in theory, ANZAC Day is a great, wonderful thing, albeit it’s regrettable that we have to commemorate it at all, since it’s essentially about the deaths of 2,779 New Zealanders, among many others. 1,648 more words

ANZAC

Many were lost, lest we forget. 100 years on, we have not forgotten. May we find other paths now, to avoid repeating history. Thank you, I honour you, I will not forget.

THE CHURCH WITH A HEART-The Little Church Around the Corner

After moving to NYC, I worked for a midtown fabric company, and discovered a beautiful little church on a side street.  It figures that a singer would stumble upon the famous “Little Church Around the Corner”, known as the “Actors Church”, or The Church of the Transfiguration (it is actually an Episcopal Church, but there’s also a Catholic actors church–St. 258 more words

ANZAC Day

Every year on 25th April both New Zealand and Australia have a memorial day called ANZAC Day.  ANZAC day is the equivalent of the US Memorial Day or the UK Remembrance Day.     227 more words

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Lest We Forget

Not only did I find this stunning picture on this blog but this beautiful post as well. 6 more words

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Genocide Awareness Monument Unveiling

As mentioned in my previous post, April 24th marks the 100th anniversary of the Armenian Genocide. While the United States as a whole does not formally recognize the genocide, most of the states do so individually. 222 more words

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