Feb. 6, 2016 marked what would have been former President Ronald Reagan’s 105th birthday.
In remembrance of this great man and World War II veteran, it seemed fitting to pay tribute to the speech he gave in Arlington National Cemetery on Nov. 11, 1985 — a speech considered by many to be the best Veteran’s Day speech in history.
“We are gathered at the National Cemetery, which provides a final resting place for the heroes who have defended our country since the Civil War,” Reagan said, according to the Department of Veterans Affairs.
“This amphitheater, this place for speeches,” he continued, “is more central to this cemetery than it first might seem apparent, for all we can ever do for our heroes is remember them and remember what they did — and memories are transmitted through words”[…]
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