For Memorial Day, I have this rather poignant song from the musical 1776. "Mama, Look Sharp" by Sherman Edwards." A song from a young soldier singing to his mother at the end of a battle, hoping she will look among the wounded and find him. For me, it captures, what I imagine a young boy, far from home, would be feeling in that situation.
I salute everyone who served their country, and I offer my gratitude and prayers to those who did not come home, and my heartfelt sympathy to those who loved them.
*A few years ago, I made up a recurring meme on bradbenbell.com called "Everything I Ever Needed to Know I Learned From Showtunes" (EIENTKILFS) Based on the premise that there is a showtune fro pretty much every occasion or emotion.
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