This World War II Soldier’s Story Reminds Us of Why Memorial Day Matters

This why we celebrate Memorial Day

set your paths straight

Reblogged from the Daily Signal

Arlington National Cemetery. (Photo: Ryzner Zdenek/ZUMA Press/Newscom)

If any day is more than just a day, then Memorial Day is it.

Sometimes remembering just one soldier reminds us why.

His name was Lawrence Gordon. He grew-up on a hard-scrabble farm in Canada. After Pearl Harbor, he decided to join the American Army. The Americans had better “kit.”

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