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Saturday is a day of remembrance in San Ramon Valley

Original post made on Sep 8, 2010

Nine years later, the Exchange Club of San Ramon Valley, along with the Town of Danville, are hosting a 9-11 Remembrance Service. Taking place at 9:50 a.m. Saturday, the program will include guest speakers, community groups, patriotic songs and more.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Tuesday, September 7, 2010, 4:01 PM

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Posted by Garret
a resident of another community
on Sep 8, 2010 at 6:39 am

By Presidential Proclamation, (Public Law 107-89) September 11 is "Patriot Day", and the the American flag should be flown at half-staff at individual American homes, at the White House, and on all U.S. government buildings and establishments, home and abroad, from sunrise to sunset.

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Posted by American
a resident of Danville
on Sep 8, 2010 at 9:09 am

I went to the funeral services at Saint Isidore for Tom Burnett, and will never forget the courage his widow and young children showed during this emotional ceremony. I had goose bumps as our congregation sang "God bless America". I believe it is during these times of disaster and despair that our citizens, thru faith, come together as a unified, strong, cohesive unit, overcoming great odds to persevere thru great tragedy. We were not African-Americans, or Hispanic-Americans, or Republicans, or Democrats, but were simply Americans, united in strength and faith. We owe it to the Burnett family, and all those other families that lost loved ones on September 11th, to remember that, and to never forget.

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Posted by Phil Lindner
a resident of Danville
on Sep 8, 2010 at 1:46 pm

Thanks Emily! The Exchange Club appreciates The Express's help in publicizing these patriotic events.

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Posted by Mike
a resident of Danville
on Sep 10, 2010 at 10:38 am

I remember that day vividly. Unbelievable. Never forget those souls who perished.

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Posted by Hal
a resident of another community
on Sep 10, 2010 at 11:15 am

Dear Dolores,

Please let your readers review the following Associated Press story:

Web Link

All the people who died on 9/11/2010 and in events caused by our military reaction to 9/11 should invite all of us to consider reverent remembrance of those that have died in all countries as a result. Let humanity and not our politics guide peaceful reflection of the loss of lives.

Let us hope for a celebrate of one world in peace with humanity and justice for all.

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