On this day in 1944, thousands of teenagers and young adults whose parents survived the Flu Pandemic of 1918 and who grew up during the Great Depression stormed the beaches of Normandy and saved the world.  They chose to be awesome despite crappy childhoods and poverty-stricken parents.  So, suck it up, Buttercup.  Get out there and choose to be awesome too.  https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Normandy_landings

Vets say Saving Private Ryan is the most accurate portrayal of D-Day.  Check this out and then get the movie, if you haven’t already.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h5p5j_K0CsY