Chris Pratt Posts Powerful Memorial Day Tribute Honoring Our Fallen Heroes

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Chris Pratt shared an emotional Memorial Day post for his millions of fans Monday, and it’s something every American should read.

The Hollywood mega-star shared several images initially posted by Tim Kennedy, and the caption will hit many readers right in the heart. (RELATED: Watching ‘Band Of Brothers‘ Never Gets Old. Here’s Why It’s Such A Great Series)

Pratt wrote the following in part:

America’s exceptional armed forces have altered the course of the world for the better. From the Union Army defeating slave owning confederates, to the Greatest Generation and her Allies vanquishing the Nazis or our special operators hunting down the perpetrators of 9/11. We count the names of each fallen soldier lest they be countless. They are the good guys. They run to the sound of gunfire. They know pain and suffering we never will. They have given us the most free and decent society planet earth has ever seen. We run the risk of losing that decency when we fail to instill gratitude in the minds of our youth or the perspective of what it actually means to be free- should they never learn of the selfless sacrifice of our armed service members in the face of oppressive evil. So join me in showing support for our fallen.

You can read his full post below.


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The world needs a lot more messages like this coming out of Hollywood, and a lot fewer messages about how America is a terrible place.

We have asked young men and women to pay the ultimate price to keep this country safe, and without fail, our heroes pay that price time and time again.


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If you’re a young person and you’re not too sure why Memorial Day matters so much, then just pick up a history book or turn on “Band of Brothers.”

Trust me, there are countless stories out there about why this day has such a powerful meaning for so many people.

Props to Pratt and everyone else use their platforms to honor our fallen military members.