Today is the day when we honor all those men and women who have served and defended our country. Not any easy job by any means. While you may think of it as a day off, for many people, it means not seeing their moms, dads, uncles, aunts or other loved ones for months and months. It means lots of worrying and lots of tears. Think about all those people for even a couple of minutes today while you are eating dinner and watching tv. Without them, a lot of the things we take for granted would not be possible.
Check out this book list about people fighting wars present and past. It may give you something to think about next Veteran's Day.