Single Frame Stories – Hero

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How sleep the brave, who sink to rest, By all their country’s wishes blest! . . . . By fairy hands their knell is rung, By forms unseen their dirge is sung.
William Collins Quotes , Source: Ode, written in 1746

Thanks to all who have given their service – and their lives – for our freedom. This is my entry for this week’s Single Frame Stories Blog. The prompt is “Hero.”

This photo was taken at the Operation Enduring Freedom Memorial in Second Life. Please visit this memorial dedicated to those who lost their lives in Afghanistan. It is focused on American soldiers, but I consider it a commemoration for all who have fought and died there.

Special thanks to my sweetheart, who not only served, but helped me choose a fitting image for this entry.

6 thoughts on “Single Frame Stories – Hero

  1. Bumblebee April 12, 2013 / 12:50 am

    I love coming here too.. ty for posting

    • peepsideshow April 12, 2013 / 9:20 am

      Thanks goes to those who serve(d). I’m pleased to do my little bit to highlight this memorial.

  2. caoimhelionheart April 13, 2013 / 12:40 am

    thank you for the info. I have a family member who was killed in Afghanistan. I will go visit this weekend.

      • caoimhelionheart April 13, 2013 / 12:53 am

        It is very sad for me, but he died doing what he loved, serving his country. thank you Peep, for your blog and your kind words.

      • peepsideshow April 13, 2013 / 5:19 am

        You’re very welcome. I’m glad this brought your attention to this place and hope that by visiting it brings you comfort.

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