A colleague posted a story about two seven year old girls talking at a funeral.
One girl told the other her uncle was in the Navy.
The second little girl said that she thought navy was a color.
Is Navy a color?
In the eyes of a seven year old, maybe that is her only exposure to the word. In ages past, people were more aware of the connection between the color and the sailors that wore it. Schools taught children about the sacrifices of brave men and women around the world who had left their homes to protect them in faraway places. Churches had special services and prayers for deployed sailors and soldiers and children were encouraged to ask God for their protection. Moms and Dads would place stars in their windows when a son or daughter was deployed and more often than we would hope those stars…
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