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    Holocaust Remembrance Day

    We have to remember, always, but it’s never easy.- Alberto Israel, survivor of Auschwitz Hatred is something we must fight against.- Leslie Meisels, survivor of Aschwitz, Theresienstadt, and Bergen Belsen The MilitaryAvenue.com Team takes the time to Remember, to Thank, and to Support those affected by the Holocaust so many years ago and still today.Freedom is never voluntarily given by the oppressor; it must be demanded by the oppressed. – Martin Luther King, Jr. – Leanne from MilitaryAvenue.comHolocaust Remembrance Day (Yom HaShoah) began in the evening of Wednesday, April 18, 2012, and ends in the evening of Thursday, April 19, 2012. Join Us    byLeanne KocsisonThursday, April 19, 2012Email ThisBlogThis!Share to TwitterShare…

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    Reflecting on MLK Jr Day

    I have been thinking about Martin Luther King Jr Day the past few days and the impact this man has made on even my life. As a military-brat I grew up in a very diverse environment. There was not a ‘wrong side of the tracks’ on the various bases where we lived. My school friends were black, hispanic, pacific and white, with no real minority amongst us. We brats were adaptable. Different cultures, different values, different points of view. BUT same schools, same neighborhoods, same circles. Military life growing up was one big melting pot. And I wouldn’t change it for the world! Last night, sitting around the dinner table…