What Would The Greatest Generation Do?   3 comments

Need I say more!

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My parents were in the generation that faced the twin horrors of The Great Depression and World War Two. They experienced economic hardships past anything that we are suffering today. They fought a war against two tyrannies in Japan and Germany. They fought in a war, that at the most conservative, estimate killed 56 million people. The Greatest Generation did not worry about being inconvenienced; they did not let fear stop them. They did what they had to do, and they sacrificed in ways that are almost incomprehensible to people today.

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I shake my head when I see people protesting the lockdowns that are aimed at saving lives. They speak of inconvenience. Could these people have fought World War Two or lived through the hardships of the Great Depression? I think not. I know people are frustrated, but people gathering in crowds in protests, with no masks, are…

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Posted April 20, 2020 by kenneturner in Information

3 responses to “What Would The Greatest Generation Do?

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  1. Thankyou! I am so proud of my folks, and when asked, Dad (a Detroiter) says: we did what had to be done: paper route, sell mom’s kitchen-made donuts, walk to play in the park, push back fear by just taking care of today, and each other.

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  2. They taught us to not take life for granted.

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