American Symbolism at its BEST!

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  1. Cavgator

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    No words necessary...

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    I knew it. My favorite animal.

    USA
     
  3. speedfrk

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    Damn that’s awesome
     
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    That’s tough to look at. And yet awesome.
     
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    Yes it is and more. We honor our fallen, as it should be, but the families pay a price also.
     
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    I just found out what the pennies and nickles on the headstones represent.
     
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    What is that?

    Edit- thanks @ImmaTiger

    That's heavy stuff.

    God bless America!
     
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    Looks photoshopped to me

    Never seen a bald eagle in any urban environment
     
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    I've watched one devour a rabbit in the alley behind my house.
     
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    Heartbreaking...
     
  14. Cavgator

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    Nope.
     
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    How is that an urban environment?
     
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    Its a man made cemetery. Onky time ive seen bald eagles is in the back country
     
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    There was one outside my house in the burbs a couple of years ago. I've seen a couple on the disc golf course in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia.
     
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    I've seen them pretty much everywhere...
     
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    I find it relaxing to go to Lake Russell and watch the Eagles and Ospreys catch fish.
     
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    We have a nesting pair in our neighborhood in a 90 foot tall pine tree and their nest is nearly the size of a Volkswagen. They have been there for as long as I can remember and are a remarkable sight to behold!
     
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    It's somewhat of a military tradition, but I've seen civilian personnel participate with regards to (fallen) veterans - just keep in mind what the specific coin denominations mean.

    The greater sub-text is to properly honor those that served to the ultimate extent; in that context, all are welcome to (properly) acknowledge the impact that the fallen had on their lives.
     
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    Awesome. So for me itd be a penny. Just a regular civilian. But I figure it would at least be a token. Didnt want to overstep any boundaries.
     
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    You've interpreted correctly; with certainty, your gesture will be appreciated by the loved ones who remain.
     
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    Dang.... That hurts to the point of tears...
     
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    That is amazing.
     
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    My heart breaks for her.
     
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    You live in McCormick or Edgefield?
     
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    I have.. I almost had one plastered to my windshield just outside of Atlanta right by 6 flags over Georgia. Scared the shit outta me!
     
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    Anderson County.
     
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    Literally just saw a bald eagle getting chased by 2 crows in the heart of Portland a few days ago. I was a little shocked that the crows were kind of kicking this things ass, but crows are freakishly protective of their young.
     
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    (SAIP) there are several 'bald eagles in Washington D.C.' stories in WA Post when I googled. I am not a subscriber so I couldn't post any articles.

    edit: here is something..the vid is great..
    https://www.eagles.org/2018-washington-dc-nesting-season/
     
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    Pictures like this hit me right in the feels.
     
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    Honea Path?
    Craytonville?
    Belton?
    Starr?
    Iva?
    Pendleton?
    Williamston?
    Piedmont?
    Powdersville?
    Flat Rock?
     
  37. jackrabbit slim

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    Yep
     
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    I knew you were good people.

    I grew up between Due West & Level Land.
     
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    Dammit, that made me break down. Too many good men left families behind.
     
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    Right on. I take Keowee RD through Level Land every day for work.
     
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