I do not know how she can put down the people who kept our country free. And, yes, some of them did die in order that we may live. She may think D-Day is a celebration: it is, but half of D-Day is remembering the people who died. I am glad that I can do the things I want to and choose the religion I want to be. I also am glad I don't have to worry about the colour of skin, eyes or hair I have. I, for one, am very grateful for all the sacrifices many people made for me.
I suggest that Ms Veness takes a trip to the Imperial War Museum and looks at the Belsen exhibition. At her age she should know better.
LILY GASKILL (age 11)
Reading, BerkshireReuse content