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Remember, Remember – The National Service Animals Memorial Project

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74 – February, 2024

By Sarah Montague

The Lincoln Memorial; Arlington Cemetery; the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier; the 9/11 Memorial and Museum; Lord Nelson’s column in Trafalgar Square; that little metal disc in the town square or village green almost anywhere in the U.S. with a modest inscription commemorating the life of someone important to that community who may have died to protect it.

Memorials. They are the concrete version of our memories–whether individual, familial, or collective. They can be found in many countries, cities, towns, and villages. They can be as large as a courthouse and as small as an orange.

Anyone who has been loved is deserving of remembrance, but we often think of memorials in the context of human service, honoring soldiers, heroes and heroines in the face of disaster, first responders.

But our history is also full of courageous animal narratives and these heroes are equally deserving of honor and recognition. And if sculptor Susan Bahary has anything to say about it, they will get it.

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74 – February, 2024

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