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PROCLAMATION 6627—NOV. 18, 1993 107 STAT. 2763 Today's children will also be tomorrow's parents. To preserve the American Dream, the fiber of our Nation must be strengthened. By instilling a common purpose and assuring ourselves that children are receiving the best and most comprehensive care possible, we can face the awesome challenges that lie ahead. We can start at the family level to bring our country together, solve problems, and make progress. So I ask all Americans to reaffirm this Nation's commitment to its children. I appeal specifically to parents to spend quality time each day with their children, to listen to their concerns and dreams, and to guide them well as they make the transition into adolescence and adulthood. We have a right and an obligation to make sure our children can rise as far and as high as their talents and determination will let them. The Congress, by Senate Joint Resolution 139, has designated the third Sunday in November as "National Children's Day" and has authorized and requested the President to issue a proclamation in observance of this day. NOW, THEREFORE, I, WILLIAM J. CLINTON, President of the United States of America, do hereby proclaim November 21, 1993, as National Children's Day. On this day and every day, I urge all Americans to express their love, advocacy, and appreciation for their children and all children of the world. I invite Federal officials. State and local governments, and particularly the American family, to join together in observing this day with appropriate ceremonies and activities to honor our Nation's children. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand this eighteenth day of November, in the year of our Lord nineteen hundred and ninety-three, and of the Independence of the United States of America the two hundred and eighteenth. WILLIAM J. CLINTON Proclamation 6627 of November 18, 1993 National Military Families Recognition Day, 1993 By the President of the United States of America A Proclamation Military families are diverse, strong, resourceful, and patriotic. The men and women who serve our country understand that their families provide essential support and make enormous sacrifices every day. We, as a Nation, must also recognize the unselfish contributions of our military families wherever they may be around the world. As we go about the routine business of our lives, it is easy to forget the daily hardships, inconveniences, separations, and disruptions that our service men and women and their families endure to protect America. These dedicated individuals will affirm that it is their families who invariably sustain them and warm their hearts. In every city and State and in many countries worldwide, service men and women proudly note that ttie highlight of their day is that special smile, telephone call, or letter they receive. The military family is the motiva-