This weekend marks one of the most sacred holidays of the year for me -- Memorial Day. It is a time to reflect on those who gave all for their country. It is our solemn duty to never forget and to honor their memories.
Our nation cannot continually Band-Aid our wounds by declaring us a national treasure and priority, yet pass us by while our legitimate needs are overlooked. We are the ones who have paid the highest price. We need America to help us heal.
Much has been said about President Obama's inauguration address possibly signaling an era of the bold, positive change so many expected from him. Today, a monumental move has been made, which shows that is exactly what is happening.