Article & Photos by Jacqueline Bennett newsandviewsjb.wordpress.com Gratitude to America’s service men and women was the focus of ┬áthe simple, respectful 2012 Veterans Day Observance held November 11 at 11:00 a.m. at Manchester Memorial Hospital. A small parade made its way from American Legion Post #102, about a quarter mile to the hospital. According to the ceremony program, in 1920 MMH was dedicated as a memorial to Manchester residents who died during World War I. It was then rededicated in 1970 as a memorial to veterans of all wars. “When I think of ┬áVeterans Day, I think of two words – thank you and heroes,” Manchester Deputy Mayor Jay Moran told the group gathered in front of MMH. Moran spoke of a recent visit…