Column: Memorial Day a good time to leave your comfort zone
“Memorial Day is uncomfortable, if the truth be known.”
Looking around the sparsely populated Prairie Wind Middle School gymnasium during Monday’s Memorial Day service, speaker Paul Anderson, a Perham pastor and retired Navy Chaplain, pointed to empty chairs and bleachers as evidence of that discomfort.
If it had been a joyous, celebratory occasion, the gym probably would have been packed full.
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