Veteran’s Day

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Noah Brand is an Editor-at-Large at Good Men Project, and possibly also a cartoon character from the 1930s. His life, when it is written, will read better than it lived. He is usually found in Portland, Oregon, directly underneath a very nice hat.

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  1. In UK Commonwealth countries Veteran’s Day is called Remembrance Sunday.
    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Remembrance_Sunday

    I saw the service from The Cenotaph in London today . And the parade past The Cenotaph by veterans from WW2 onwards. Here is a clip from last year, ’2011 Remembrance Sunday Ceremony at the Cenotaph’
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FYYNZxn1zZo

    The music at the start is ‘Beethoven Funeral March No 1′ by Johann Heinrich Walch. Its opening has a most horrendous gravity, and when coupled with the laying down of the wreaths – is deeply deeply moving
    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pSIsU2cz2rU

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