I just had the privilege of participating in an act of genuine patriotic appreciation: escorting nineteen World War II veterans, including two women, as they prepared to take Honor Flight from Austin, Texas to visit the World War II Memorial on the National Mall in Washington, DC.
I want to help my students connect with this history and find relevance in the literature they study. I also hope to teach my students what it means to look beyond self-interest by being brave, frugal, and loyal.
On Tuesday, a group of World War II veterans proved that a government shutdown was no match for them when they stormed the
Outrageous. And all for what? Because a small faction of snot-nosed kids within the Republican Party cannot accept the outcomes of the 2008 and 2012 elections and the passage of the Affordable Care Act.
Demler was captured during the Battle of the Bulge and spent months in captivity. When a Life magazine photographer took
WWII Veteran Joe Demler joins Abby on set to discuss what it was like to visit the National WWII Memorial and explains the story behind his "human skeleton" photo.