1. Today in 1872, John McCrae was born in Guelph, Ontario. Serving as a surgeon during the Second Battle of Ypres, he composed In Flanders Field on May 3, 1915. The work has become an iconic piece of Canadian poetry. McCrae died of pneumonia on Jan. 28, 1918.
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  3. Hallmark #27 Memorial Day. Memorial Day weekend

    As a child in uniform for baseball’s start of play Marched as teams in parade form to diamond fields in May 🇺🇸 For speeches about sacrifice as Flanders poppies sway Us too young to pay war’s price These marches still gateway 🇺🇸 In dugouts of a different sort the soldiers bodies lay Us al