(c) 2013 NPT PHOTO BY NELSON MORAIS
Retired U.S. Army Col. Charles Lewis Moore addressed about 100
people who attended the sixth annual Veterans Picnic in Parrottsville,
on Saturday, Sept. 28. With Col. Moore is Parrottsville Mayor Mary Keller.
|Published: 8:55 AM, 10/01/2013
||Last updated: 8:57 AM, 10/01/2013
Author: Nelson Morais
Source: The Newport Plain Talk
PARROTTSVILLE—Retired U.S. Army Col. Charles
Lewis Moore told a group of veterans, their families and friends that, although the U.S. is
“surrounded by wars and economic problems,” Americans enjoy four basic freedoms: freedom of speech,
freedom to worship, freedom from fear, and freedom from want.
Col. Moore spoke at the sixth annual Veterans Picnic held in
Parrott-Larue-Myers Park on Saturday, Sept. 28.
About 100 people, many of them veterans, attended the picnic and free hotdogs and barbecue.
Said Col. Moore, “Without
veterans, we would not have this great nation ... Many Christians today are still persecuted in
other nations, (but in the U.S.,) we’re free to attend church ... without fear of
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