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Thank you for supporting poppy drive


Last updated 6/14/2007 at Noon

Thank you to the community for the many flowers (poppies) blooming over Fallbrook! VFW Post #1924 and their Ladies Auxiliary would like to thank all who donated to our successful fundraiser this year.

The tradition of selling Buddy Poppies goes back to World War I. American soldiers were buried in pastures, wheat fields and on the battlefields of Europe, where bright red poppies grew wild.

A poem was written by a Canadian doctor, Lt. Col. John McCrae, while caring for the wounded: “In Flanders Fields the poppies blow/Between the crosses, row on row…”

So, next year when you see some...

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