Recognition for Wootton Bassett

Discussion in 'Current Affairs, News and Analysis' started by homeworker, Sep 17, 2009.

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  1. Not neccesary. The town of Wootton Bassett IS recognised by those that know. There was a good programme on, I think, Jeremy Vine's show a few months ago about this. The Mayor of WB spoke beautifully and modestly on behalf of his town. He gave a wonderful account of how and why the town does what it does. He stressed and so did other residents that they didn't want any glorification - just the knowledge that they and those who join them for the repatriations are paying their last respects to the unfortunate young men and showing their families that someone cares. The opinion of those who live there seemed to be that they didn't want anything other than the quiet satisfaction of giving a few moments of modest reflection and respect to those who had given everything.