|The small paper poppies were given for any amount the people would like to donate.|
We also sold lapel pins, wooden crosses, and wrist bands for set amounts.
|Carol Facciano was one of the ladies that laid the wreath at the |
war memorial monument for our ward.
As part of the 100 year celebration of Britain entering the first world war, ceramic poppies were placed (a few each day) in the moat at the Tower of London. Each flower represented a soldier who lost his life in that war. There were over 880,000 poppies in the moat by the time they finished. We made our way over after it was mostly filled, but before the craziness of the final days. It was incredibly sobering, especially to know that each flower represented a human life. War is such a horrible thing! http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2810085/The-field-remembrance-grows-Tower-London-moat-nearly-ceramic-poppies-commemorating-World-War-s-victims.html