Parades, Memories of a Fallen Soldier

Jennifer loves a good parade, and pauses to juxtapose the festivities with sadness…death and birth; paused life with new roots on an island.
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Jennifer Beck Furber shares:

I’m the daughter of a marine, friend of fallen soldier. For me, patriotism is politically unbiased. As a child, my grandparents always taught me about service to country, pride in a uniform. I believe a bit of each grandparent lives inside my heart, and I’ll always show respect to a person in uniform and teach my girls to do the same.

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