Wednesday Hero

Wednesday, April 09 2014 @ 09:10 am PDT

Contributed by: WatchCat

For some reason there doesn't seem to be a Wednesday Hero post today, so I offer this instead:

WWI Europe Photos on Modern Photos


If you've spent time in Europe you've probably relished the deep sense of history there. But these photos take it a step further, reminding us of who stood where we stood. If we stop for a moment, their spirits can almost touch ours.

And in that moment, when time dissolves and we remember the terrible battles that give us the life we have today, we find ourselves held accountable by them. Have we used our freedom responsibly? Do we remember their sacrifices with gratitude? Do we live as they would have lived if they'd had the chance?

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