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loved ones

Persons one loves or is close to, members of one’s family. For dysfunctional families where members actively dislike one another, the term is either a misnomer or used sarcastically. Nevertheless, it is frequently used by persons ignorant of a family’s relationship and, often, by funeral directors and charitable organizations asking one to make a donation in memory of one’s loved ones. Thus, “Donate to the American Cancer Society in memory of a loved one.” British novelist Evelyn Waugh entitled his satire on California funeral rites The Loved One (1948).
See also: love, one
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We could hear the sound of marching Before they came into view Hundreds of Volunteers In their new uniforms Rifles slung over their shoulders What a sight to see How proud everyone was lining the streets Cheering as their loved ones marched off to war Nearly everyone in the crowd Had a loved one in the columns Little did they know for many this would be the last time They would see their loved ones alive Months of war turned into years Letters home stopped Replaced by the dreaded telegram Towns and Villages all across the land Street after street were left in tears Friends and Neighbours Were comforting each other at their loss November 11th 1918 Could not come soon enough It came to late for Millions.
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