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What are you doing for dinner tonight?

I would like to encourage all area residents to come out to the Gilbert C Grafton American Legion Post #2 in Fargo (a.k.a. The Pickled Parrot – 505 3rd Ave N ) this evening between 5 and 9 PM for … Continue reading

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Futures lost and futures won…

Those who are currently serving or have served in the military, those who have a loved one who is serving or has served in the military, and those who have lost a loved one that served in the military tend … Continue reading

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Courage defined.

Today I want to share with you something that was shared on the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs Facebook Page. I re-posted it on Veteran Suicides – America’s Shame Facebook Page, but I thought I should share it with all … Continue reading

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START SHRIEKING!

Some days I feel as if I am in the middle of a crowded room shrieking insanely but no one hears me.  No one looks at me.  No one stops what they are doing.  It is as if I am … Continue reading

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There is no cheer for those who live the reality of the statistics…

On this Christmas Eve I would like to remind all of the readers of The New Forty that every 80 minutes a veteran commits suicide.  These are brave men and women who have served our country faithfully and come home … Continue reading

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