I found today's reading by Lee Sandlin to be interesting. I liked how the author included that many people don't know about the war and that there needs to be people to tell stories to help remember. I liked how she went around and asked family, friends, people younger, but nobody seemed to be able to tell the author about the war. I know personally that I really don't know anything about WWII or the history of our country and that is really sad actually. People fought for our country and established many things for our country through the wars that we have had, so it is important for people to remember them. I liked how the author ended the story to..."World War II ended as war always ends-by trailing off into nothingness and doubt" (361). That shows again that history kind of just fades away. If there were more people to share the stories of our history would people remember them more?? This makes me think of a part from the last section we had to read...they talked about how journalists our the rememberers for the tribe. If journalists shared more stories about our history, would it make an impact?
4/15 blog entry
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