Amongst the backdrop of the crashing waves and the balmy air, local residents and visitors came out to Neptune park on St. Simon’s Island on Monday night to honor those soldiers that sacrificed their lives for our freedom for Memorial Day.
All on Georgia-Glynn had the opportunity to speak with a few of the locals attending the much anticipated event. One couple who have been living on the island for over 19 years said they have attended this beautiful Memorial Day ceremony every year and look forward to it with much anticipation.
Although the planned traditional Memorial Day Taps at Twilight was cancelled to the inclement weather from the subtropical storm, one young man played on and paid tribute to those lives lost.
James Polezoes posted this video on Facebook of Michael Leonard Hulett at The Casino -St Simons Island playing taps for the participants of the ceremony. His request was, “Taps, please share and make it go global.”
As families gathered around the flag pole to hear Michael play, the sea winds carried the tune echoing into the evening air. It was a gracious gesture and appreciated by all.
Taps, please share and make it go global.
Posted by James Polezoes on Monday, May 28, 2018