Remembrance Day (Veteran's Day in the US I believe), is an emotional day for millions of people around the world.
There are many people who say we should forget the wars. They say we shouldn't keep looking back.
And maybe they are right, maybe we shouldn't dwell on past wars.
But one thing we must never forget is the untold misery, along with the devastation that wars have caused to ordinary people who lost their precious family members.
Three days ago, I was going through a small box of things with my mum and had a stark reminder that the pain of loss never really goes away.