Remembering Pearl Harbor, 70 years later

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On September 11, we remembered a major milestone in our nation’s history — the 10th anniversary of the terrorist attacks on the U.S. in New York City, the Pentagon, and those who died in Pennsylvania.

Today, we mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing of Pearl Harbor.  My father helped clean up the mess that was left when it was over.  I wish I could have been able to ask him to try and relive the images in his mind from what he saw, if he could.

My final post of the day is a tribute to those who fought to protect us, and those who died doing so.

Salute!

 

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Hi, my name's John. I've thought about this blogging stuff for a number of years now. I got into it for real on November 10, 2011, after suddenly losing my job in late October. I've been blogging ever since, and I kept it up over a period of a year and four months of being unemployed or under-employed, to try and paint a picture of what being jobless with a family to support can be like. Finally, on February 28, 2013, I got a better job that puts us back into the "middle class." I won't stop blogging, though. Who knows, maybe I can actually turn this blogging stuff into a way to earn a living someday! If you go to my blog at http://viewfrommiddleclass.wordpress.com/ and click on my About page, it'll tell you a lot about me -- maybe more than you ever wanted to know. I'm just your average, laid-back guy who's GOING TO MAKE IT IN THIS WORLD, despite all the roadblocks thrown in the way. I also launched a "niche" blog on music at http://thecrossovermusicchannel.blogspot.com/ that I'm very excited about because of the popularity of music playlist articles here. Also, check out and "Like" this blog's Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/daddysangbassdude2 for instant updates. Look forward to seeing y'all around!
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