Remembrance Day in Calgary, Alberta

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People of all ages filled the Central Park in Calgary to pay their respects to those who gave their lives in wars fought around the world, it was a heart felt service with 2000 onlookers.

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Canada, strong and free!

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Paying homage to his grandpa

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A Rose was given to this WWII Veteran.

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Everyone came out to pay their respects today, it was good to see some parents see the value in teaching their children about our country’s history.

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It was a full house at Calgary’s Legion Branch Number One on 7th Ave.

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Legion number one staff  were on hand to pose for a quick photo and show me around the Legion.

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Let the band play on….Even if it was just drum sticks these boys enjoyed every minute of it.

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Calgary Police Service Pipe Band

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A faded color photo of the Queen stands on guard.

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Legion Presidents line the wall of Branch number one, the poppy symbolizes that member is now deceased.

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“I’ve spent 21 years in this booth selling tickets, I must have been a bad girl in my past life to deserve this!”

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WWII Veteran

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War brides enjoy a drink and a chat together.

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Legion Kitchen Staff

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Mabelle the poppy lady.

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What a crazy day I had!!!! So many great, supportive people, thank you all for sharing.

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