Let’s build memorials celebrating reconciliation

Abraham Villarreal
3 min readJan 15, 2023
Not sure what this tiny statue is celebrating. But he makes me happy. Photo by Антон Воробьев on Unsplash.

There are a lot of war memorials in our great country. Statues and plaques with names of soldiers, everyday, ordinary people who picked up arms for a cause and who left everything on battlefields that are now grassy hills just a few blocks from your neighborhood grocery store.

When I visit these places, I read about the courage of the young men who left their homes in the middle…

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Abraham Villarreal

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