Plainfield's Best Blog Posts of 2013: Year in Review

A look back at what Patch bloggers had to say.

Credit: File photo
Credit: File photo
Since Plainfield Patch launched, we've provided a platform for readers to speak up, whether it's by posting announcements, events or blog posts — and readers have taken advantage of it.

Here are some of the most-viewed blog posts of 2013:

Gold Star Mother's Day
Veterans' advocate Denise Williams on what it means to be a Gold Star mom. Her son, 21-year-old PFC Andrew Meari, was killed in Afghanistan in 2010.

'Happy' Memorial Day
More insight from Williams: "Is it appropriate to say 'Happy' Memorial Day? The short answer is yes."

On Social Media and Christian Support of Marriage Equality
Blogger Holli Carey Long on why she, as a Christian, supports gay marriage — and how she's not alone.

5 Ways to Declare Peace in the War on Christmas
More from Long: Some thoughts on the so-called "War on Christmas."

The Real War on Christmas
... another perspective.

Why Does Church Exist?
The pastor of Plainfield's Grace Pointe Church weighs in.

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