A TRIBUTE TO ALL VETERANS


                   FROM THE

BATTLEFIELD OF VALLEY FORGE TO THE MOUNTAINS OF AFGHANISTAN

THEY FOLLOWED THE CALL

 

 The Price Of Freedom

 Freedom, I gave you my husband,

You gave me a neatly folded flag.

Oh, what a trade!

 Freedom, I gave you a courageous heart,

You gave me a few well-chosen words.

Oh, what a trade!

Freedom, I gave you the love of my life,

You gave me a medal on a blue ribbon with thirteen white stars.

Oh, what a trade!

They called him a fallen hero,

They called me the fallen hero’s widow.

They called his child the fallen hero’s son,

Oh, what a price to pay for freedom!

             

                                Al Lohn

 

 

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