I can remember working one day a few years ago and asking my boss if we were going to stop and pause for Remembrance Day like I always had done growing up. The response I got was that they didn’t do that as people who were visiting were not going to stop so why should we?
I don’t know what caused this change in public opinion about the day, but I think people care more about ANZAC Day than they do Remembrance Day.
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Steve is the Local History and Information Services Librarian at Sam Merrifield Library.
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