I thought this would be appropriate for today since Memorial Day or "Decoration Day' as we called it growing up was just celebrated for our fallen hero's.
Here is a hero in our family who was in WWII as a radio-tower operator bringing the war planes to a safe landing.
Other than leaving flowers have you ever seen or heard of placing coins on top of service men and women's headstones?
There is a practice of placing coins on the grave stones of the soldier that you visit.
Penny -- a friend has visited
Nickel -- the visitor trained with the deceased
Dime-- the visitor served with the deceased
Quarter --- the visitor was with the deceased when he died
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