I think this whole organized religion thing is silly to begin with. However, the sight of a cross or Star of David does not offend me, bother me, or anything. The idea of separation of church and state has nothing to do with eliminating religion. It was designed to limit one religions over influence and oppression of the population and infringement upon our basic democratic principles.
Myles Eckert is presented with a lifetime Sons of The American Legion membership, patch, and cap, in Westlake, Ohio, on Friday, May 16, 2014. Eckert inspired the country after "paying it forward" by giving a soldier with a 20 dollar bill he had found outside of a Cracker Barrel. Photos by Lucas Carter / The American Legion.