Both sad and uplifting

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  1. BlueBacker

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  2. jimcorbin

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    That was a good thing for them to do.
     

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    I'm leaning more towards "uplifting"... Thanks for posting that...
     
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    There are two woodworking groups in South Florida that provide urns for vets that passed without families. Presently, there are about 2,500 remains that are waiting. Both groups have been providing about 25 urns per quarter for a ceremony in Palm Beach, where a national cemetery is located. Some of the remains go as far back as WWI vets.

    Below is a link to a YouTube video of one of those ceremonies. The gentleman in the video, Brad Ferguson, championed this cause for both groups, as he was a member of both groups. Brad passed away last year from the effects of exposure to Agent Orange in Vietnam. The group mentioned, South Florida Woodworking Guild, takes donations for this cause and uses the funds for materials (wood, finishes) only. Members of the groups donate their time and machines. A great cause.


    View: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=P6mDAMYhZBQ
     
  6. deputy tom

    deputy tom Gringo Viejo

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    Thank you, OP for posting this. tom.
     
  7. paul45

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    I applaud those kids, even if some or most of them do not fully appreciate how positive their actions are.
    Hopefully, this will stay in their memory as they become adults.
     
  8. arkdweller22

    arkdweller22 Cuhootnified Roamer

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    I say uplifting.
    Good post, thank you.
     
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    Ramjet38 Mentally Frozen

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    Very uplifting to see that there is kids out there that have been raised moraly and caring. Thanks OP.
     
  10. Foxterriermom

    Foxterriermom No place like home

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    What a wonderful thing and what a good lesson for the youngsters to learn how to properly respect those that serve our country.
     
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