[act-ma] [UJP] Memorial Day for Peace

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======== MEMORIAL DAY FOR PEACE ==============================================

*Please join Veterans For Peace, the Smedley Butler Brigade and Samantha  
Smith Chapters, United for Justice with Peace, Mass Peace Action, and the  
American Friends Service Committee for a ceremony for Peace on Memorial  
Day. *

======== MONDAY, MAY 26, 1-3PM
         ATLANTIC AVE. & RICHMOND ST. (NEAR THE AQUARIUM) ====================

*This year our program consists of poets reading original works. *

*Poets include:*

*Eric Wasileski – U.S. Navy Veteran, Persian Gulf Operation Desert Fox*

*Bob Funke – U.S. Army Veteran, Vietnam War*

*Carrie Schuchardt – House of Peace*

*Faye George – Author, Published Poet*

*Ahmad AlZubaydi – Iraqi Refugee – President of Iraqi Forum*

*Ali AlGeze - Iraqi Refugee – Author, Published Poet*

*Patrick Doherty – U.S. Army, Iraq War*

*Brian Quirk – Bagpipe player (Merrimack Valley People for Peace)*

*We will recite the names of those fallen from Massachusetts who were killed  
in the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars.  Flowers will be dropped into Boston  
Harbor in memory of these young men and women. Names of Iraq and Afghanistan  
civilians killed in the conflicts will also be read by family and friends.  

*We mourn deeply all those who should not have lost their lives in war,  
sadly, perpetrated by misguided leaders, leading a misinformed public and an  
over-extended military into two immoral wars we greatly opposed. *

*“War is a Racket”! -Smedley D. Butler, Major General U.S.M.C.*

*Directions from the Aquarium T stop:*

*Follow the signs in the station for Waterfront and Aquarium.*

*As you exit the T station, turn right on Atlantic Ave. and turn right again  
after passing the Long Wharf Marriott. Enter Christopher Columbus Park. The  
event will be taking place along the harbor, look for the Veterans for Peace  
white flags.*



United for Justice with Peace [1] is a coalition of peace and justice  
organizations and community peace groups in the Greater Boston region. The  
UJP Coalition, formed after September 11th, seeks global peace through social  
and economic justice.

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