Third grader Will Hartvigsen read his poem 'Imagine' at the dedication of Patriot Plaza on June 28, 2014

June 29, 2014 

'Imagine' by Will Harvigsen

Imagine being a veteran as brave

as a lion, but scared as a mouse.

Imagine barely surviving the cold

in a bombed and destroyed area.

Imagine losing friends.

Imagine not sleeping in days.

Imagine not seeing your family for a

year or more, or even never again.

Imagine getting food you don't


Imagine what your loved ones

would wonder about you.

Imagine how long you would stay

away from your family.

Imagine being a veteran.

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