Posts tagged "veterans day"

Hundreds Of Strangers Attend Lonely Vet’s Funeral After Obituary Goes Viral

Have I got the perfect heartwarming Veteran’s Day story for you! When British World War II vet Harold Jellicoe “Coe” Percival passed away last month at the age of 99, the local newspaper ran an obituary that sadly revealed Percival had no living relatives to attend his funeral. The obit also included a line asking “any service…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / November 11, 2013

Michelle Obama Causes HUGE Scandal With Colorful Frock

In the sea of black skirts and gray overcoats at The Tomb of The Unknown Soldier, where our prez participated in a Veterans Day memorial, the Mrs. popped in robin’s egg blue. While her hubby laid a wreath in honor of America’s fallen heroes, Michelle Obama stood aside in her Maria Pinto teal sheath dress,…

Lauren Panariello / November 12, 2009

Veterans Day Art Memorializes The Daily Experience Of War

Today is Veterans Day. Even as we’re embroiled in two wars in the Middle East, it’s easy to forget. For most of us, our daily experiences are uninterrupted, and today is simply hump day. Today, NYTimes.com is running a beautifully melancholy op-art piece by Andrea Ventura, which illustrates her grandmother’s childhood memories of WWl i…

Erica Maxwell / November 11, 2009

Happy Veterans Day!

AnnaLynne McCord teamed up with Cosmopolitan, Maybelline, and the USO to collect kisses from troops on Veterans Day in Times Square. All I can say is, that poor sailor’s neck! But it is a great reinterpretation of the famous VJ Day photo. [NYC, 11/11/09]…

Annika Harris / November 11, 2009