Letter: Remember the fallen in any way

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I would like to politely disagree with Hazel Scally’s thoughts on those who left the parade before the church service on Remembrance Sunday. (Letters, November 23).

I think everybody, regardless of religion, should be commended for taking part in any of the events, given that there is a religious undertone throughout and they are led by religious leaders.

As an atheist, for many years I have not attended any official remembrance events, choosing instead to remember our war heroes in my own way.

Recently, I have begun to attend the service at the war memorial but I must admit I find the prayers uncomfortable.

I think it would be one step too far to attend a church service, but I don’t feel that my remembrance should be taken as an insult or be any less valid than anyone else’s.

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