Monday, October 21, 2013

Nov. 11th: Veterans Day

Here is a video featuring some Veterans at RTC.  Do you recognize them? There is no school on November 11th, Veterans Day.  This song was written by Katherine Lee Bates, an English teacher, in 1895. It is called "America the Beautiful". Here are the lyrics:
O beautiful for spacious skies,
For amber waves of grain,
For purple mountain majesties
Above the fruited plain!
America! America!
God shed His grace on thee,
And crown thy good with brotherhood
From sea to shining sea!
O beautiful for pilgrim feet
Whose stern impassioned stress
A thoroughfare for freedom beat
Across the wilderness.
America! America!
God mend thine ev'ry flaw,
Confirm thy soul in self-control,
Thy liberty in law.

1 comment:

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