|Veterans Memorial Park|
Mothers, fathers, grandfathers and/or grandmothers are absent today. They have died in the many wars defending our country, as well as the rights of others we will never come to know. Many children will not have the arms of those loved ones to hold them or comfort them as they grow up. These families' sacrifices are not noticed because their tears are shed in the silence of darkness. They too have given so much for us today. If you meet such a family or know of one, it would be good to thank them for what they too have sacrificed for each of us.